New president, board and policy council announced by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
AGCC formally announced its new president and vice-president along with a number of additions to its board and policy council during its 164th annual general meeting which took place at the Chamber last night (Tuesday, June 18).
Finalists announced for Northern Star Business Awards
The finalists have been announced for the Northern Star Business Awards, the Chamber’s annual accolades for successful businesses in the region.
Brexit stockpiling to hit economic growth in coming years
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) released its latest economic forecast, upgrading its growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.3% (from 1.2%).
Investment on the rise in the oil and gas sector
Firms focused on R&D, people, new markets and maintenance of infrastructure
BCC comments on inflation statistics
Commenting on the inflation statistics for April 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Delivering all of HS2 is vital to unlocking economic growth
BCC comment on the Lords Economic Affairs Committee report into High Speed 2
No business sector immune from recruitment difficulties
More than 6,000 businesses across a broad range of sectors surveyed by British Chambers of Commerce.
Investment in infrastructure is vital to UK prosperity
Comment in response to the National Infrastructure Commission's letter to the Chancellor.
Comment on Air Passenger Duty decision
The Chamber has reacted to the Scottish Government's announcement on Air Passenger Duty.
Sea of red expected as Aberdeen FC fan wave to feature at Great Run event
Fans of Aberdeen FC will ensure there is a distinctly red feel to the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run this August.
Brexit amplifies business slowdown in Scottish economy
The health of the Scottish economy weakened considerably in the first quarter of this year
Labour market in good order but challenges remain
The strong increase in employment suggests that the UK labour market remains in good order.