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For most, using a pedestrian crossing is a simple process. Approach the crossing, press the button, wait for the signal and cross the road. But for people with mobility or visual impairments these crossings can be much more of a challenge and their use can be a cause of real anxiety. Over 10% of the UK population (approximately 6.5 million) have mobility impairments that could ...

Damon Scott, Chief Executive of the Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce responded to some of the announcements and advice coming from the Scottish and UK Governments this week: “We were encouraged by some of the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak’s, investment announcements in the Budget this week. Particularly welcome was the £5bn for broadband connectivity and the Coronavirus business in ...

Coronavirus advice and information for business Coronavirus and its potential impact on business and the economy is a developing situation on a daily, if not hourly, basis. Whilst it has not yet taken hold in a significant way the UK, incidences are on the increase and the Chamber and our membership are experiencing the cancellation of more and more business events whilst we ar ...

Chamber expert Jason George at Columbus UK has been wanting to solve a challenge for many small and medium-sized enterprises that has been in existence for too long. Jason commented that, “Many businesses are held back by poor broadband availability. This has meant some businesses have been unable to embrace the latest cloud-based, communications and technology services ...

The Greenpower challenge uses the excitement of motorsport to inspire young people to excel in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).  As part of their course, the young people build on their interpersonal, employability and business skills. The young people also undertake their Level 4 SQA skills for work in Mechanics at West College Scotland. Greenpower Education ...

Chamber Business of the Year 2020

The Chamber is providing support for a grounds maintenance contract for Strathleven Regeneration Company in the Vale of Leven. As well as promoting the tender the Chamber will provide expert advice at an Awareness & Advice Session for the contract for WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE BUSINESSES at Strathleven House on 27th August (10am).

An exciting new initiative to support suppliers in Dunbartonshire has been set up by the local Chamber of Commerce. D-Biz is Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce's new supplier development programme designed to support suppliers in Dunbartonshire and help them secure more contracts both locally and nationally. Damon Scott, Chief Executive of Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce sai ...

Dunbartonshire Chamber Member European Circuits were delighted to welcome BBC Radio 2 legend Ken Bruce to their factory for the Scottish leg of the “We Stop for Popmaster” tour with a special performance from Amy McDonald and guest appearance by Sanjeev Kohli.

The Glasgow City Region City Deal will fund major infrastructure projects; create thousands of new jobs and assist thousands of unemployed people back to work; improve public transport and connectivity; drive business innovation and growth and generate billions of pounds of private sector investment.