The Small Business Transitional Relief caps bill increases if the 2023 revaluation meant that you::- a) Are no longer eligible for the Small Business Bonus Scheme. b) Saw a reduction in your eligibility for the Small Business Bonus Scheme. c) Are no longer eligible for Rural Rate Relief.
News and Events
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Chamber Update: New Deal for Business Group meets for the first time
The Scottish Government held its first New Deal for Business Group meeting on 17th May, 2023. It was co-chaired by Neil Gray, Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Fair Work and Energy and Dr Poonam Malik.
The establishment of the group was announced by the First Minister as a mechanism to seek to develop a new model of working between the Scottish business community and Scottish Government. This was in response to widespread criticism voiced by the Chamber and other business organisations on the failure of Government to adequately respond to several policies and regulations which have been introduced despite clearly having a damaging impact on business and chamber members.
Business Mentoring Programme Kicks Off
DCC's mentoring program is already proving to be a success, with the first member to participate in the program already reaping the benefits. Michael Corry, the owner of Core Projects, sought guidance on how to take his business to the next level and was matched with experienced business mentor Michael Clerck of Basics and Beyond.
Cordale Housing are looking for new Committee Members!
Cordale Housing Association, is looking for volunteers to become part of their Governing Body.
Paddle Steamer enthusiasts show faith in the Maid!
Loch Lomond Steamship Company is delighted to announce receipt of a substantial grant from the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, with its worldwide membership once more supporting the restoration of the historic Paddle Steamer Maid of the Loch on Loch Lomond.
SCC QUARTERLY ECONOMIC INDICATOR: Q1 2023 REPORT & PRESS RELEASE
SIGNS OF HOPE FOR SCOTTISH BUSINESS BUT COST PRESSURES AND INFLATIONARY CONCERNS CONTINUE TO HAMPER PROSPECTS
ARMED FORCES ON THE MENU FOR CHRISTMAS LUNCH
ARMED FORCES ON THE MENU FOR CHRISTMAS LUNCH A Festive business event helped to promote the benefits of developing links between business and the Armed Forces. The sell-out Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce Christmas lunch provided an opportunity to raise awareness about the ChamberFORCE Armed Forces Programme. ChamberFORCE is a partnership programme between 4 C ...
ARMED FORCES SUPPORT ON THE MENU FOR CHRISTMAS LUNCH
A Festive business event will help to promote the benefits of developing links between business and the Armed Forces.
A sell-out Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce Christmas lunch will provide an opportunity to raise awareness about the ChamberFORCE Armed Forces Programme.
SCC QUARTERLY ECONOMIC INDICATOR: Q3 2022 REPORT & PRESS RELEASE
The latest findings from a leading Scottish business survey by the Scottish Chambers of
Commerce (SCC), shows the Scottish economy struggling against a growing whirlwind of
pressures including increased input costs, inflationary hikes, mis-judged economic policy
choices by the UK Government and increased pessimism over the global economic outlook.
High Growth Start-Up Challenge
Do you have a business less than 2 years old with growth potential and currently trading in West Dunbartonshire? A competitive award of up to £5,000 which aims to help high growth start-up’s grow and diversify within West Dunbartonshire.
Why Join the Chamber
Chamber membership can save you hundreds or more each year for just a few pence a day. Have a look at some of the benefits of being a chamber member.
I would highly recommend chamber membership to any Dunbartonshire business. The chamber works hard to make connections and generate profile for its members and SHBT have enjoyed a number of benefits over the years.Elizabeth Mackay, SHBT