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8 . Glasgow Business March/April 2013

Foreign exchange ADVERTORIAL

International aid for our businesses


Glasgow-based utility services contractor IQA Group is delighted to achieve the International Safety Award 2013 through the British Safety Council. Te award benchmarks

IQA’s health and safety performance against international safety standards. Tis achievement demonstrates IQA’s continuous commitment to health and safety across all of its Internal Mains business units, as well as the drive to continue to deliver the highest standard and quality of service to clients and their customers. IQA has been awarded the

International Safety Awards for six consecutive years in recognition of the success achieved in the company’s pursuit of excellence in the management of health, safety and environmental maters. IQA Managing Director

Gregory Smyth said: “We are delighted to achieve this award again. Our employees and clients can be assured that IQA is commited to delivering the highest standard of safety and quality of service.”


f your business deals internationally, the Chamber Foreign Exchange service can help. Provided through the

buying power of British Chambers of Commerce, Glasgow Chamber is able to offer the UK’s leading foreign exchange and international payments service with exclusive discounts and services to our members. Trough our FSA-regulated

partner Moneycorp, Chamber Foreign Exchange provides our members with highly competitive exchange rates, low transfer fees and a level of service tailored to your business needs.

Chamber Foreign Exchange provides members with: » Highly competitive rates of exchange whenever you trade

» Reduced transfer fees (saving up to £30 per transaction compared to high street banks)

» Full suite of Foreign Exchange products and services including

FSA-regulated vanilla and zero-cost options

» Free Foreign Exchange Health Check & Report worth upwards of £250

» Industry leading online dealing and payments systems

» Personal MSTA-qualified dealer to help make more informed currency decisions, keeping you abreast of the markets, and help with FX budgeting

» Access to market orders, to target specific rates of exchange and secure prices 24 hours a day, seven days a week

» Fast, worldwide transfers, including same-day setlement. Our partner Moneycorp

has been trading foreign currencies since 1979 and


To establish the savings available exclusive to Chamber members, Tel: 0800 710 1040, Email: or visit:

traded more than £11 billion in currencies last year making 2.4 million transactions. With 577 dedicated employees, market-leading accounts and credit ratings, Moneycorp is the UK’s leading provider of Foreign Exchange services. TT Moneycorp Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for the provision of payment services. In addition, Moneycorp FRM

is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for the conduct of designated investment business.

Council scales down George Square plans

Glasgow City Council has decided not to proceed with an international competition to pick a design for a £15 million overhaul of George Square. However, a scaled- down refurbishment is going ahead which will be completed in time for the Commonwealth Games in 2014. The City Council said it was examining

internal designs for the refurbishment of the Square. The work will include the replacement of the Square’s current red tarmac surface.

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