Unlocking Sustainable Growth: New report by The Open University reveals ESG discussions in boardrooms hindered by skills gap

Unlocking Sustainable Growth: New report by The Open University reveals ESG discussions in boardrooms hindered by skills gap   13 November 2023, Edinburgh: A significant disconnect between Scottish businesses’ ESG (environmental, social and governance) ambitions and action has been revealed in a new report by The Open University.   Exploring business leaders’ attitudes and knowledge of ESG, the […]

Travelling Tartan Suit on Fundraising Quest to Combat Motor Neurone Disease

An extraordinary fundraising initiative is underway as United Auctions become custodians for a distinctive Tartan Suit that pays homage to the late Scottish rugby union legend Doddie Weir.   The eye-catching Tartan suit is embarking on a fundraising odyssey throughout the UK – and possibly worldwide – for the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation with the […]

College graduates will boost Scotland’s economy by £52 billion over their working lives

Forth Valley College has welcomed new research showing the Scottish economy will be £52 billion better off cumulatively over the 40-year working life of college graduates. The report from the Fraser of Allander Institute shows that over their working life, college graduates boost employment, increase real wages and contribute to increased trade and investment. Researchers studied […]

Positioning SMEs at the heart of the UK economy

By Peter Gallanagh, UK CEO at Azets, the UK Top 10 accountancy group and specialist advisor to SMEs. Employing more than 16 million people and accounting for almost two-thirds (61%) of those in the private sector , SMEs are the lifeblood of the national economy and of towns and communities across the UK. From family-owned […]

Forth Valley Chamber supports 7 businesses from the Heat Final!

Forth Valley Chamber are delighted to be supporting 7 fantastic businesses who were the finalists and winners of the recently held ‘Heat Competition’ hosted by Ceteris (Scotland) Ltd during #ForthValleyBusinessWeek. We have celebrated the immense great work of the following 7 innovative businesses by providing a FREE 1-year Forth Valley Chamber Membership, which will enable them to make […]

Supporting Mentally Healthy Workplaces: National Learning Network for Employers

The network has been established by the Scottish Government to complement the ‘Supporting a Mentally Healthy Workplace’ employer platform which signposts employers to a range of resources and guidance on how to promote and support mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. Following a series of engagement sessions with employers after the platform was launched, […]


Scottish Chambers of Commerce welcomes six of Scotland’s most prominent and successful business people to join its Board of Directors, bringing with them decades of experience and entrepreneurship from a variety of business sectors. Welcoming the new Directors, Stephen Leckie, President of Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “I am delighted to welcome more top talent […]

Stirling Distillery Launch Limited Edition Whisky

Stirling Distillery, situated in the shadow of Stirling Castle, have launched a limited edition run of their Cambusbarron and Stoneywood whisky ranges from their Sons of Scotland collection. The limited edition Cambusbarron whisky has been re-casked from a 2020 new-make lowland whisky and housed in the Distillery’s bonded warehouse since 2021. It was decanted and […]

Stirling Distillery launch Whisky Cask Club

Stirling Distillery, situated in the shadow of Stirling Castle, are offering whisky enthusiasts the opportunity to invest in their distillery as well as a limited edition six bottle set of new-make Stirling Whisky this Father’s Day with their King James Cask Club membership. For anyone keen to start their journey into whisky investment, Stirling’s VI […]