The Chamber is an independent, voluntary, non-profit making, non-political business organisation dedicated to the furtherance of members' interests. It is the largest private sector business support organisation in Britain.
The Perthshire Chamber of Commerce has a voluntary Board of Directors from all over Perthshire and a wide range of business sectors.
Perthshire Chamber has two paid full-time members of staff: Chief Executive, Vicki Unite, and Office Support & Events Co-ordinator Kirsty Walker, based at the Chamber's office at Saltire House, 3 Whitefriars Crescent, Perth, PH2 0PA.
We are delighted to comprehensive package of business services mean superb value to being a member of Perthshire Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber HR service provides businesses with access to professional HR advice and a raft of documentation including contracts and staff handbooks. Chamber Legal Expenses and 24 Hour Legal Helpline
Safeguard your business against the unexpected costs of professional legal services and get legal cover of up to £670,000 as well as access to a 24/7 helpline.
Chamber Merchant Services
Process debit and credit card payments with discounted transaction fees, reduced terminal hire costs and no service fees. Chamber Healthcare
Help to reduce sickness absence and improve staff motivation with a choice of two great schemes. Chamber Roadside Assistance
Receive up to 61% on the cost of breakdown cover (for members of participating accredited Chambers only).
In partnership with RBS / NatWest we are able to offer 3 years free business banking for start ups, one year free business banking for those that switch accounts, discounted rates with RBS Invoice Finance.
Business Mentoring is a free service for Chamber members to link those looking for a mentor with those wishing to support new, local businesses and use their extensive business experience by mentoring another.
Chamber Training Courses
Chamber members can take advantage of great rates through the Chamber's exclusive training opportunities.
Scottish Chambers Foreign Exchange
Scottish Chambers FX has direct access to the wholesale currency markets and is able to pass on the resultant savings to members. SCFX charges no fees for transactions in excess of £5K and doesn’t charge commission.
Jumpstart at the Chambers
Jumpstart offer Chamber members a helping hand in securing R&D tax credits. From April 2012, companies have been able to deduct up to 225% of qualifying expenditure when calculating their profit for tax purposes. What's more, they can claim R&D tax relief on expenditure that's up to three years old.
Events include: Regular lunch and early evening events, monthly networking breakfasts, annual golf day and annual Business Star Awards. Plus many more including procurement and training events
The Chamber is represented on a variety of organisations and committees. It has regular meetings with the Council, local MPs, MSPs and MEPs. The Chamber is in a stronger negotiating position than individual members and uses its bargaining power for the benefit of members. PCC is affiliated to British and Scottish Chambers of Commerce and through the latter’s Council ensures that Perth & Kinross issues get heard at national level.