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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

Building bridges

Following on from his service at the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge, our East of Scotland Organiser Chic Lidstone takes a closer look at bridges in his Workplace Word: Two brothers who lived on neighbouring farms had a major fallout. A ...
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'Mixed bag' for retailers

The number of people entering shops in Scotland fell again in July according to the latest figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and leading Customer Counting and Performance Measurement company, Springboard. However the number of vacant ...
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Getting to know us

Would you or anyone in your church community be interested in finding out more about volunteering as a workplace chaplain? Why not come along to our next free Introduction Day and say hello?Held in Palmerston Place Church, 10 Palmerston Place, E...
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Workplace wellbeing seminars

  Our next series of free lunchtime Workplace Wellbeing Seminars, in conjunction with Edinburgh Park Management, will take place at the Edinburgh Park Management Suit, 4 Lochside Place, EH12 9DF, at 12.30-13.15 on the following dates:- 15.0...
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Call for 'reform of business rates'

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC)  whose members include well known high street, online and grocery retailers, is calling on the Scottish Government to put competitiveness and productivity at the heart of its Budget and Spending Review w...
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FSB responds to Government move

In response to the Scottish Government's recent announcement of a package of measures designed to bolster business confidence and boost the economy, Andy Willox, The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Scottish policy convenor, said: “The curre...
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When clouds break

This month's Workplace Word from our Regional Organiser (East) Chic Lidstone, offers a Dundee focus on a universal theme:- For some of us it’s the dream, for some it’s the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and for some it’s just a better day. We ...
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Tay Road Bridge Commemoration

Dundee City Council chaplain Chic Lidstone, who is also the Regional Organiser for WPCS in the East of Scotland, gave a poignant address during the recent Tay Road Bridge 50th Anniversary celebrations. He conducted the Workers’ Commemoration Ceremony...
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'Go for it' job opportunity

We have been asked to publicise the following vacancy for The Church of Scotland: The Church's Ministries Council is now recruiting for the Go For It Fund Manager role. Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 19 August 2016. Further in...
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Call for SMEs to speak out

  The Scottish Government has announced all of the members of their review group looking at the business rates system in Scotland. They have also called on businesses to submit their ideas for reform. Andy Willox, the Federation of Small Busines...
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