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Local primary schools celebrate Europe Day with EDIC North Highlands & Islands

This year Europe Direct Information Centre North Highlands & Islands (EDIC), in participation with North Highland College UHI (NHC) welcomed local Primary 7 pupils to a celebration of Europe Day.

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Stone suppliers seal £2.2m Dutch contract

A Caithness company has secured a prestigious contract worth over £2 million for a job in the Netherlands.

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SCC: Chinese Ambassador Tells Scottish Business it’s Time for Action

China’s Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Mr Liu Xiaoming last night invited Scottish business to “roll up its sleeves and get down to business” in order to profit from China’s ongoing transformation from “high speed growth to high quality growth”.

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North Lands Creative announces new creative partnership

North Lands Creative and The University of the Highlands and Islands have joined forces to provide a group of students the opportunity to learn glass art techniques from two highly respected glass artists at an internationally recognised organisation.

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Scottish Chambers heralds new phase in trade ties with southeast Asian giant

Business and trade relations between Scotland and Indonesia, one of Asia’s largest and fastest-growing nations have taken a significant leap forward following a “B2B agreement” between SCC and BritCham Indonesia. The deal was signed in Edinburgh last Wednesday by BritCham Indonesia Executive Director Chris Wren, and Tim Allan, President of…

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SCC comment on UK GPD Q1 2018

UK GDP figures for the first quarter of 2018 were released today. The data shows that UK GDP grew by 0.1%, the slowest growth observed since the fourth quarter of 2012.

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EDIC North Highlands & Islands Prepares to Celebrate Europe Day

Europe Day, celebrated on 9 May, is fast approaching and institutions across Europe will be opening their doors to the public and putting on events to celebrate. Held in commemoration of the signing of the Schuman declaration in 1950, the event offers a chance for communities to celebrate peace and…

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SCC survey shows Scottish businesses investing to meet rising expectations for the future

The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator survey has shown rising levels of investment across Scottish businesses, as expectations grow amongst firms for a strong 2018.

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‘Gills has great potential’

Gills harbour has a "great opportunity" to develop , according to its new vice-chairman, Mark Gibson.

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Local baker rises again for industry accolades

A Caithness bakery is in the running to pick up a top prize at a major award ceremony in Glasgow next month.

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SCC COMMENT ON SCOTLAND’S GDP Q4 2017

Scotland’s GDP figures for the fourth quarter of 2017 were posted today. The data shows that Scotland’s GDP grew by 0.3%, demonstrating that Scotland’s economy has grown in every quarter of 2017.

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Bus Travel Goes Contactless

Stagecoach North Scotland officially launched contactless payments on over 360 buses in the North Scotland area.

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Princess Royal unveils plaque at official opening of nuclear archive

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal today unveiled a commemorative plaque marking the official opening of Nucleus (The Nuclear and Caithness Archives).

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SCC welcomes modest progress in Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Scottish Chambers of Commerce has welcomed Chancellor Philip Hammond’s “low-key” first Spring Statement, but urged that the stabilising economic fundamentals revealed by growth and borrowing figures be used as the springboard for bolder pro-business and pro-growth measures in the Autumn Budget.

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Caithness company leads the way to a ‘Cyber Strong’ region

Thurso based Envision Engineering & Design has been awarded government backed Cyber Essentials certification. Envision’s expert team provide product and engineering design services to clients in many industrial sectors from Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Hydro, Renewables to National Utilities.

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£4.7m boost for Highland digital connectivity

The Highland Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have secured a major partnership bid to the UK Government’s the Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) programme for £4.7m funding to provide full fibre networks in Inverness Fort William Wick and Thurso.

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Women in business group honours achievement of SCC chief executive Liz Cameron

Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron OBE has been recognised for her “trailblazing” contribution to the growth of Scotland’s business sector, with a Women of Inspiration award announced on International Women’s Day.

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SCC visit boosts Scottish business input into UK trade and investment policy

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network has welcomed a firm commitment from the UK Government to liaise directly with Scottish business to boost Scotland’s economy.

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Macleod & MacCallum - Employment Law & HR Support

Contracts and Handbooks - Are they necessary and what should be included? The Written Contract (or Statement)

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Caithness firm wins big at Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018

Diversity wins the day with business-academic projects A unique technology for the construction industry offering immersive “walk throughs” of unbuilt houses; a novel method of recycling print toner powder for use across a range of applications including art, construction and animal medicines; and a technique for new drug discovery are…

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Wood strikes gold with Caithness Chamber of Commerce

Wood has become the first company to sign up for a five-year Gold Premier Partnership with Caithness Chamber of Commerce.

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Caithness Chamber and Cavendish Nuclear announce five year partnership deal

Caithness Chamber of Commerce and Cavendish Nuclear have finalised a deal which will see Cavendish Nuclear commit to a Gold Premier Partnership of the Chamber for the next five years, cementing a relationship that stretches back to 2009, when the Chamber relaunched as a new organisation.

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County firm powers up order book

Chamber member AGM Batteries is set to play a key role in producing battery cells for the fast-growing market in electric cars.

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North Lands Creative announces ‘Glass Nexus’ Forum

The Board and Team at North Lands Creative would like to extend a warm invitation to our 23rd Annual Forum. We are delighted to be working with forum partners Corning Incorporated Foundation and Creative Scotland to bring together this diverse community of artists and arts professionals to engage, debate and…

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North Lands Creative Secures Regular Funding from Creative Scotland

There’s good news for one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an artform, North Lands Creative. In the latest round of Creative Scotland funding, the organisation has secured an 18% increase over the next three years.

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