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Communities are being urged to get behind their local businesses this Spring as part of the Scotland Loves Local Campaign. Damon Scott, Project Leader & Chief Executive, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “Our local businesses continue to need the support of local people. Many are still working hard to recover from the impact of COVID and spending locally keeps that ...

Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce it’s joint involvement with the Young Person’s Guarantee. The Young Person’s Guarantee is a joint commitment to provide opportunities for all 16-24 year olds in Scotland through jobs, apprenticeships, further and higher education, training programmes and volunteering. With the support of our local DYW group/local partn ...

With growing energy prices a major concern of all business owners, Chamber Member, Business Utility Refunds, are looking to help small business owners understand these costs and help mitigate them for the future... With 5.5 million businesses in the UK, the effects of increasing energy prices are dramatically affecting a large swathe of the economy. While the energy price cap o ...

The Council is seeking Subcontractors and Specialist Contractors who can provide a high quality repairs and maintenance service together with delivering capital projects. The projects will ensure that all WDC's housing, operational and non-operational properties are well maintained at a reasonable cost, providing value of money, are sustainable and are kept in a good and safe state of repair.

The government-backed Help to Grow: Management course will open the door to growth for thousands of business leaders.

Delivered by leading UK business schools accredited to the Small Business Charter, Help To Grow: Management includes 50 hours of in depth training, 1:1 business mentoring, and the opportunity to grow your business, fast.

A programme to support women in business in Dunbartonshire was re-launched to tie in with International Womens Day today (Tuesday 8th March 2022). 

The Chief Executive of a local Chamber of Commerce has backed the idea that a new gift card scheme could become a local currency, with significant benefits for local economies.

Dunbartonshire Chamber boss, Damon Scott, thinks there are a range of exciting ways the new East Dunbartonshire Gift Card and West Dunbartonshire Gift Card could be used in the region.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is waiving late filing and late payment penalties for Self Assessment taxpayers for one month – giving them extra time, if they need it, to complete their 2020/21 tax return and pay any tax due.   HMRC is encouraging taxpayers to file and pay on time if they can, as the department reveals that, of the 12.2 million taxpayers who need to submit their ...

Dumbarton FC Walking Football Club is new in 2022. Formerly Vale of Leven Walking Football Club, we are delighted to partner with our local professional club and look forward to building a great relationship with them

The December and January Top Up will provide a one off payment to support businesses affected by latest public health advice in December.