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Communities are being urged to get behind their local businesses this Spring as part of the Scotland Loves Local Campaign. Damon Scott, Project Leader & Chief Executive, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “Our local businesses continue to need the support of local people. Many are still working hard to recover from the impact of COVID and spending locally keeps that ...

Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce it’s joint involvement with the Young Person’s Guarantee. The Young Person’s Guarantee is a joint commitment to provide opportunities for all 16-24 year olds in Scotland through jobs, apprenticeships, further and higher education, training programmes and volunteering. With the support of our local DYW group/local partn ...

With growing energy prices a major concern of all business owners, Chamber Member, Business Utility Refunds, are looking to help small business owners understand these costs and help mitigate them for the future... With 5.5 million businesses in the UK, the effects of increasing energy prices are dramatically affecting a large swathe of the economy. While the energy price cap o ...

Did you know 67% of businesses in the UK have used an energy broker previously? Did you know that a significant number of these contracts may have been mis-sold and businesses are owed money? A recent report from the National Independent Energy Regulator (Ofgem) has revealed the misrepresentation of commission fees in electricity and gas contracts for companies in the UK. Energ ...

The annual FREE Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival is back next weekend on the 4th and 5th September and is shaping up to be a great day out for all the family with a great entertainment line-up and new charitable partnership.

For the first time in over a year, businesses in Scotland can see the first shoots of recovery as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, according to a leading quarterly survey led by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC).


The SCC’s Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI) for the second quarter of 2021 indicates more positive growth across all sectors surveyed, albeit, caution is still the watchword for many businesses.

In addition to our own events the Scottish Chambers of Commerce network is hosting a series of national events with the Leaders of the main Scottish parties to talk about the big issues facing our economy and the business community. Party Leader Events: How will the next Scottish Government support growth? How will crucial services and election promises be funded? How will Scot ...

Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce calls for “relationship reset” as Holyrood elections approach Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is calling for the relationship between businesses and politicians to be reset in a policy document issued ahead of the Holyrood election. Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce said Scottish Parliamentarians need to understand and support the value an ...

Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to have entered a working relationship with Dumbarton Football Club. The new partnership will see the two parties work together to help each other to flourish and work towards achieving their ambitions. Damon Scott, Chief Executive of Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the new partnership: “We are delighted to connect wi ...

One of Scotland’s foremost business leaders brought the West Dunbartonshire Careers Fortnight (#WDInspire2021) to a close recently. Tim Allan, President of The Scottish Chambers of Commerce, welcomed more than 40 guests to Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce’s Building Bridges Business Breakfast on the final day of the programme - which was put together by partnership working be ...