West College Scotland was selected to deliver a Scottish Government Initiative aimed at supporting Oil & Gas workers affected by redundancies in the crisis-hit industry. Managed by Skills Development Scotland, the £12m Oil & Gas Transition Training Fund will enable a few selected training institutions to deliver fully funded courses specifically designed to help former ...
News and Events
SIB records £52m investment into Scottish growth companies
Scottish Enterprise has today revealed that its investment arm, the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), invested £52.4m into 133 Scottish companies during 2015-16, supporting growth companies at various stages, from seed through to those scaling up for international expansion. This includes the investment of over £12m into 13 established SMEs through the Scottish Loan Fund, managed ...
Multi-Million Pound Refurbishment for Cameron House
Chamber member, Scottish five-star resort, Cameron House, has revealed the results of a £3 million refurbishment in what the resort has announced is the first stage of a year-long multi-million pound renovation. This initial phase has focussed on revamping the food and beverage offering along with the hotel’s other public spaces. Situated on the southern banks of Loch Lomond, C ...
Dunbartonshire Companies set to Brew Up Business Again!
Dunbartonshire Businesses will benefit from a series of new networking events organised by Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce. Following the success of the collaborative Cyber Crime event with Business Gateway East Dunbartonshire and FSB and the networking event at Strathleven House with SHBT and FSB the chamber has organised a series of similar events over the coming months. P ...
Developing Young Workforce needs you!
Are you an employer? Might you be interested in informing young people about the kinds of skills and attributes that will be required to work for you? Then please talk to DYW West!
EVENT: Brewing Up Business - Afternoon Tea & Networking at Strathleven House
Thursday 27th October at 1pm
Free to members and their guests
EVENT: D Company - 7 Scots Open Night
Tuesday 15th November, 6pm-8pm
Come along and find out what transferable skills experience with the reserves can offer you and your workforce
East Dunbartonshire Town Centre Survey
East Dunbartonshire Council's Land Planning Policy team are carrying out a survey on the future of the local town centres. The survey has been designed to help inform a series of town centre strategies the team is currently taking forward. In the first instance, the focus is on Bearsden, Bishopbriggs and Milngavie as Kirkintilloch is currently the subject of an ongoing Masterpl ...
How to motivate staff to save energy, water and waste and recycle better
Resource Efficient Scotland, the Scottish Government programme delivered by Zero Waste Scotland has been designed to help the public, private and third sectors reduce costs by implementing resource efficiencies in energy, water, raw materials and waste management. It is part of Dunbartonshire Chamber's role to promote these aims and activities and Resource Efficient Scotland ca ...
Scottish Business Network Forges New Alliance with London Stock Exchange
On Wednesday 7th September, Stewart Rennie was amongst a delegation of 50 business influencers from the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network and Scottish & London-based businesses, successfully opened the markets at the globally renowned financial centre of excellence, the London Stock Exchange. This formed part of a series of high level business engagements organised by t ...
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I would highly recommend chamber membership to any Dunbartonshire business. The chamber works hard to make connections and generate profile for its members and SHBT have enjoyed a number of benefits over the years.Elizabeth Mackay, SHBT