Scottish firms extend reach with London agreement

Scottish businesses have strengthened ties with the City amid a drive to boost SMEs north of the Border.

The SCC delegation opens the markets at the London Stock Exchange. Picture: Contributed
The SCC delegation opens the markets at the London Stock Exchange. Picture: Contributed

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) said a delegation of 50 business influencers from its network yesterday opened the markets at the London Stock Exchange.

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Nora Senior, chairwoman of the SCC, said the move marks the “strengthening of the relationship” between the organisations. She added: “This new alliance is one way to enable Scottish businesses to access new funding streams and tap into collaborative business networks to drive the expansion and growth of SMEs.”

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Donald Brydon, chairman of London Stock Exchange Group, said it is “committed to connecting high-growth Scottish companies with the global business and investment community”.