Business and trade news
Published on Friday 10 May 2013
The prospect of stopping for a bite to eat while shopping on Princes Street is moving a step closer thanks to proposed changes to allow cafes and restaurants on Scotland's most famous street.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Twelve of the leading voluntary sector organisations in Edinburgh have come together to show their support for the city’s school leavers.
Wednesday 19 September 2012
Funding of £10.7m to bring 90% of Edinburgh residents and businesses high speed broadband by 2015 has been announced by the UK Government today.
Friday 3 August 2012
A plan to bring 90% of Edinburgh residents and businesses high speed broadband by 2015 was submitted to the UK Government today (3 August).
Wednesday 4 July 2012
Over 150 Tollcross businesses are set to receive a boost as the Council launches a new publication making it easier for shoppers to find the area’s key retailers and independent businesses.
Friday 22 June 2012
Businesses in Queensferry today (22 June) voted yes to creating change, attracting further investment and having a real say in decisions that impact their business.
Friday 18 May 2012
Edinburgh's Royal Mile will play host to a Diamond Jubilee event on Sunday 3 June at 3pm.
Thursday 8 March 2012
Edinburgh has been ranked as the best large European City for foreign direct investment according to fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2012/13.
Monday 27 February 2012
An action plan to promote and protect the iconic status of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site will be launched this week.
Edinburgh and Glasgow welcome fresh call from Scottish Government to bring high speed rail to Scotland
Wednesday 14 December 2011
The refreshed business case for High Speed Rail published today by the Scottish Government has been welcomed by the Leaders of the City of Edinburgh and Glasgow Council.
Friday 28 October 2011
An organisation set up to help unite the interests of the creative sector in Edinburgh has formally announced the appointment of two directors.
Friday 9 September 2011
The diversions previously planned for the start of September are due to take place over the weekend of 17 and 18 September.
Thursday 19 May 2011
Leaders from Scotland’s six cities today (19 May) joined forces to sign a pledge in support of a shared vision of success for Scotland.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Young people from Leith have gained hands-on experience of traditional building skills as part of the Leith Townscape Heritage Initiative.
Thursday 17 February 2011
The next phase in a project to kick-start major development on Edinburgh's waterfront is set to begin.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Councillors are set to approve a long term vision, and action plan, for Edinburgh's city centre public realm.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Economic Development leader Cllr Tom Buchanan said: "I'm very disappointed that the Trade Unions voted to reject the three day week as they are the ones who asked for this proposal in the first place"
Thursday 18 November 2010
Councillors today (18th November) gave their backing to the creation of a single promotional body for Edinburgh.
Friday 12 November 2010
Local businesses are being given the opportunity to meet with council officials and other agencies who can assist them at the City Chambers on Monday night.
Monday 11 October 2010
City remains committed to role of trams in vision for economic development and a greener future