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LUCS crew sail away with tourist award

LUCS crew sail away with tourist award | Business Update | Scoop.it
Linlithgow Union Canal Society have finished off a triumphant year by taking the Best Tourism Business award at a prestigious ceremony last Friday.
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SCC CHAIR HAILS KEY ROLE FOR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE ON YOUTH SKILLS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE | West Lothian Chamber of Commerce

Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) hosts its 21st Annual Dinner tonight (13 November).  A true reflection of Scotland, the event will have businesses of all sizes and sectors, and in her speech, SCC Chair, Nora Senior, will champion the need for...
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Hope for sacked Hall's employees as 1000 find jobs

Hope for sacked Hall's employees as 1000 find jobs | Business Update | Scoop.it
JUST seven months ago, 1700 people left the Hall's of Broxburn factory for the final time, jobless, and uncertain of where their next pay check would come.
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Gifts, Glamour & Glitz - West Lothian Women in Business

Gifts, Glamour & Glitz - West Lothian Women in Business | Business Update | Scoop.it
Join West Lothian Women in Business for an evening of…. Gifts, Glamour & Glitz We will have a wide range of stalls with some fantastic gift options to help you kickstart your Christmas shopping (if you haven’t started already!
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Enterprising kids up for top honour

Enterprising kids up for top honour | Business Update | Scoop.it
The adage that “success breeds success” is most certainly proving to be true for Armadale Primary School after being short-listed as a finalist in the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2013.
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Update from your Chief Executive

Update from your Chief Executive | Business Update | Scoop.it
Welcome to my first update of the Chamber activities I am involved in when I am not attending our networking events.
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'Confidence high but profits low' - Linlithgow Journal & Gazette

'Confidence high but profits low' - Linlithgow Journal & Gazette | Business Update | Scoop.it
Linlithgow Journal & Gazette 'Confidence high but profits low' Linlithgow Journal & Gazette Steady increases in confidence, from the third quarter of last year to the same quarter this year, point to "stabilising business conditions in Scotland"...
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£90k investment will boost supply

CAMPBELLS Prime Meat has invested £90,000 in new equipment for seafood packaging to improve its supply relationship with supermarket Aldi.
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New business gateway opens in Broxburn

New business gateway opens in Broxburn | Business Update | Scoop.it
A brand new Business Gateway Plus in Broxburn was officially opened last week.
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West Lothian's Wild Day Out is roaring success

West Lothian's Wild Day Out is roaring success | Business Update | Scoop.it
West Lothian’s first ever Wild Day Out event was a roaring success last Saturday.
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Wendy takes plunge to raise sky-high total

Wendy takes plunge to raise sky-high total | Business Update | Scoop.it
Fundraiser Wendy Simpson went sky-high to boost her total for children’s charity River Kids.
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Tavern plan could create 40 jobs

 

Forty new jobs could be created at the newest addition to the redevelopment of Armadale.


Marston’s Inns and Taverns have secured a site at Southdale, formerly the Armadale Station Development.


Southdale is one of Scotland’s largest regeneration projects, situated on a former opencast brownfield site to the south of Armadale, within the Armadale Core Development Area (CDA). The CDA seeks to create a sustainable community of up to 2000 houses and 35 hectares of employment land.

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Mitsubishi confirm £20m Livingston R&D facility

Mitsubishi confirm £20m Livingston R&D facility | Business Update | Scoop.it
MITSUBISHI Electric yesterday unveiled a £20 million research and development (R&D) facility at its air conditioning plant in Livingston.
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Linlithgow sisters Emily and Alicia Evans in soap stardom

Linlithgow sisters Emily and Alicia Evans in soap stardom | Business Update | Scoop.it
Linlithgow’s latest young entrepeneurs are set to take the soap world by storm .
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New Dawn for Network ROI as Employees Become Shareholders in Their Own Business | West Lothian Chamber of Commerce

New Dawn for Network ROI as Employees Become Shareholders in Their Own Business | West Lothian Chamber of Commerce | Business Update | Scoop.it
 Network ROI marks 10 year anniversary by becoming employee-owned  A dynamic Scottish technology services provider, Network ROI, is looking at a bright future by becoming employee-owned.  Network ROI was established in 2003 and is a technology...
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£35m contract will create West Lothian jobs

£35m contract will create West Lothian jobs | Business Update | Scoop.it
Home Energy UK, based in Livingston, has the deal with one of the UK’s top five energy providers to carry out loft insulations, cavity wall insulations and boiler replacements in homes across Scotland.
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Schuh expansion will see 50 posts created at distribution hub

"Footwear group schuh is to create a further 50 jobs in Scotland over the next five years in a new European distribution centre.


The expansion follows continued growth of the chain, which opened its first shop in Edinburgh in 1981 and was sold to US shoe giant Genesco in June 2011 for more than £100 million.


Schuh has acquired 245,000 square feet of warehouse space in the J4M8 complex in Bathgate, which will become its new distribution hub next summer when it moves from its 50,000 square feet centre in Livingston."

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Business Mentoring Programme

Business Mentoring Programme | Business Update | Scoop.it
What is Mentoring?
The Chamber Mentoring programme is a FREE service supporting businesses looking to grow by matching them up with an experienced mentor: someone capable of helping to move you and your business to the next level.
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Drambuie sales get double-digit boost

SALES of Drambuie in the UK bucked the consumer downturn by growing 17 per cent, although the company’s turnover and profits fell, according to the liqueur maker’s latest accounts.
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Gain Without Pain Seminar - Davidson Chalmers

Gain Without Pain Seminar - Davidson Chalmers | Business Update | Scoop.it

No-one wants to be involved in court disputes. It's a waste of time, money and energy. So, what do you do when you're in dispute but don't necessarily want to rush headlong into a potentially drawn out court action?

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Business Skills Seminar Serise

The Chamber Business Skills seminars are delivered for members by members  and will cover key topics essential to every business’s success such as; Business Skills , Social Media, Problem Solving & Communications Skills, Health & Wellness for Business,...
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Pipe band success at championship

Pipe band success at championship | Business Update | Scoop.it
Members of Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia’s Grade One band are celebrating coming second in the World Pipe Band Championships at the weekend.
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FALL IN UNEMPLOYMENT IS FURTHER BOOST TO SCOTTISH ECONOMY | West Lothian Chamber of Commerce

Official figures have shown that unemployment in Scotland fell by 1,000 in the three months to June and that the number of people in work rose by 13,000.  Commenting, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:...
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