SCC respond to Scottish Government roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions

Responding to the statement by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP which outlined a roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in Scotland, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish [...]

  File tax returns now to prevent penalties- HMRC

Self Assessment taxpayers have less than one week to submit their late tax returns to prevent a £100 penalty, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has urged. While 10.7 million taxpayers filed their [...]

New chapter for historic Dalmahoy Hotel

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club appoints new general manager – who will oversee property’s reopening.   February 2021. Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club has appointed one of Scotland’s [...]

Brexit Transition Update from HMRC

If you move goods between the UK and countries in the EU, you need to follow new customs and tax rules. Your business will be affected by the new rules if you: buy goods from an EU seller and [...]

New Scottish Government Funds – Mobile Close Contact and Newly Self Employed Support

£60 million for newly self-employed, close contact businesses and driving instructors The Scottish Government have announced two new business support funds that will be open for applications from [...]

Regional Chambers of Commerce make joint call for map and timetable out of restrictions

Edinburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian and East Lothian, Scottish Borders and Fife Chambers of Commerce have called for more clarity on the timeline for ending restrictions ahead of the First [...]

Business Backing Apprenticeship Talent, A conversation with employers

Date And Time Tue, 2 March 2021 ,11:00 – 12:00 GMT   Developing the Young Workforce are working in partnership with Skills Development Scotland to host a national online event for employers [...]

West Lothian businesses cut energy bills by £3.7m with government-funded support

Businesses in West Lothian are on course to save more than £3.7m on their energy bills with the support of a Scottish Government-funded programme. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have [...]

Additional COVID-19 Funding for Freelancers and the Events Sector

A further £17.5 million of emergency coronavirus (COVID-19) funding has been allocated to support creative freelancers and the events sector. Of that, £8.5 million will go towards the events [...]

UK Government Announces £20 Million SME Brexit Support Fund

The UK Government have announced a £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund to support small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) adjust to new customs, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with [...]

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