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Following weeks of anticipation, the application forms have been submitted, scores have been counted and we can now unveil the shortlist for the West Dunbartonshire Working4Business Awards 2019! The winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner on Friday 17th May at Clydebank Town Hall, hosted by actress and comedian Karen Dunbar. Tickets are on sale now for this event and deman ...

An innovative company is flying flags on a number of fronts for Dunbartonshire including diversity, skills development, international trade and sustainability. Glenhead Engineering is already tearing up the rule book with a female Operations Manager, Sharon Colvan, providing leadership for the business in one of the UK’s most male-dominated sectors. It is under Sharon and the m ...

The economic regeneration of local areas is a lifetime vocation and passion for Sandra Armstrong and Steven Szostak Strathleven Regeneration is building on its solid property development reputation gained through the long- term venture with house builders Walker Group of Companies which ended in December. The Vale of Leven based business is about to embark upon its most innovat ...

An exciting new initiative will help provide Dunbartonshire businesses access to international markets. A launch event at Kilmardinny House kicked-off the Chamber's International Trade Programme to help businesses in Dunbartonshire access growth opportunities and expand their customer base. Damon Scott, Chief Executive, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is excited by the benef ...

The latest SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q4 of 2018 shows Brexit uncertainty and rising cost pressures take toll on the Scottish economy as investment slows down. Raw material prices are cited as a leading cost pressure for Construction, Manufacturing, Retail/Wholesale and Tourism, with Financial & Business Services citing finance costs as a top concern. Comme ...

IED Training Solutions has become the first UK training consultancy to deliver IOSH-approved courses in Afghanistan. IED Training, which was founded by former Royal Marine Ian Clark, was commissioned by a Scandinavian-based logistics organisation to facilitate delivery of 11 IOSH-approved Working Safely and Managing Safely courses to employees working in a number of locations t ...


These awards provide an opportunity to celebrate the success and achievements of businesses in West Dunbartonshire

A new initiative bringing Chambers of Commerce and the military closer together has just been launched with Dunbartonshire Chamber at the forefront. The ChamberFORCE programme is a partnership between five Scottish Chambers of Commerce supported by Highland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (HRFCA), and personnel from the Army, Royal Navy and RAF Reserves. Dunbartonshire ...

AWARD-WINNING BUSINESSWOMAN SHINES IN DUNBARTONSHIRE Women-owned businesses are now responsible for creating 231k Scottish jobs and contribute an estimated £8.8bn GVA to the Scottish economy.  If women were to set up businesses at the same rate as men, this would add £13bn to the Scottish economy or the equivalent of 100,000 new businesses. Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce la ...

More than 70 guests attended the Dunbartonshire Chamber Christmas Lunch making it the most successful yet. Special guest, Tim Allan, President of Scottish Chambers of Commerce and one of Scotland’s leading businessmen, gave an inspiring speech to begin proceedings in the stylish surroundings of Boclair House. The charity fundraising raffle was also a great success and, along wi ...