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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

'Formidable challenges' for retailers

“There are few more pressing issues for the retail industry than the prohibitive cost of business rates, which has moved in the eyes of many retailers from irritating to debilitating in recent years.” So said Scottish Retail Consortium Director and W...
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Optimism for small firms

By giving full rates relief to 100,000 Scottish firms, the government has lifted the prospects of smaller businesses facing a tough 2017, a spokesman for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has said. Following Cabinet Secretary for F...
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Positive growth in retail

For the third successive month, retail sales in Scotland have risen.David Lonsdale (pictured), Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium and a Trustee of WPCS described the latest figures as: “real-terms positive growth.” He was speaking following t...
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Load shedding

In his Workplace Word, this month, East of Scotland Regional Organiser Chic Lidstone asks, 'Have you ever felt like this?' On holiday I saw a basket in a kitchen cupboard of the house we were staying in which read: “Load Shedding Kit”. I had no idea ...
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New interest

We are excited to have some eight potential new volunteer chaplains entering our interview and induction process following our recent Introduction Day in Edinburgh.The all-day event was hosted by our partner Palmerston Place Church. More than 20 chap...
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