News & Blog
News stories from the Chamber and related news are listed in the table below
Update current initiatives from Midlothian Council
24th November 2021
Here are an update on some of Midlothian current intiatives.
The Scotland Loves Local Gift Card scheme has now launched, Midlothian businesses are being encouraged to sign up, at no cost to them, to accept a new Midlothian gift card and unlock a new level of local spending for your business and to keep the spend local for longer. Find out more and sign up to the Scotland Loves Local Midlothian Gift Card today.
Midlothian Council launched the Midlothian Business Green Pledge, visit Locate in Midlothian to discover the support we can provide to assist you on your journey to becoming a green business and how you can work with other local businesses so that collectively we can achieve Midlothian region’s aspiration to be net zero by 2030.
The Scottish Government continues to support employability programmes, the Young Person’s Guarantee scheme provides a £4,000 incentive to employers to help support recruitment and development of young people in Scotland. Find out how to get involved.
Since the launch of the Midlothian Local Procurement Strategy earlier this year we have been working with local businesses to encourage and support them to access tender opportunities with additonal support provided by the Supplier Development Programme.
An update of UK Protect Bulletin
If any of the intiatives mentioned are of interest, to you or for a client, please email BG@midlothian.gov.uk and one of our Advisers will be in touch.