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Economy resilient but workforce skills remain top of business agenda

The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator survey sees Scottish businesses displaying continued resilience, however, in an uncertain policy and business environment, the results show that expectations are weakening in some sectors.

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Cavendish Dounreay Partnership delivering on pledge to help bring new industry to area

Cavendish Dounreay Partnership (CDP) and its subsidiary Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) today welcomed a decision by UK agencies to select a site in north-west Sutherland for development as a satellite launch station.

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Funding confirmed to establish UK’s first spaceport in Sutherland

An exciting development from Highlands and Islands Enterprise on the Sutherland spaceport

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Cavendish Nuclear joins UK Nuclear AMRC

Cavendish Nuclear is pleased to announce it has joined the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC).

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Wood wins Dounreay nuclear design and engineering contract

Wood has won a framework contract to provide design and engineering services to the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland, UK.

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Leading Scottish businesswoman to receive honorary doctorate from UWS

Leading Scottish businesswoman, Liz Cameron OBE, will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) at its graduation ceremony on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at Paisley Abbey, in recognition of her distinguished career at the forefront of Scottish business.

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Bid for Euro cash to help brand Thurso

A bid is being made to attract European funding for a tourism development project in Thurso.

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Subsea 7 order hailed as very good news for Caithness

A MULTIMILLION-pound order that has been won by Subsea 7 and will create up to 130 jobs was described yesterday as “very good news for Caithness”.

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Cavendish Nuclear secures two further frameworks at Dounreay

Following its award of a place on the Design and Engineering framework, Cavendish Nuclear has now secured a place on both the Safety Case Services and Peer Review Services frameworks for Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL).

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The Gallery at John O’Groats reveals fresh new look for 2018 season

The Gallery at John O’Groats is delighted to reveal a fresh new look for the 2018 season. Working with Thurso-based graphic design company, North Design, The Gallery has been re-branded with fresh, bright, livery in the form of new shop-front signage and a bold logo.

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Cavendish secures place on framework

Nuclear industry services specialist Cavendish Nuclear has successfully secured a place on the design and engineering services framework for Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL)

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A fresh look for the new season

The Gallery at John O’Groats is delighted to reveal a fresh new look for the 2018 season. Working with Thurso-based graphic design company, North Design, The Gallery has been re-branded with fresh, bright, livery in the form of new shop-front signage and a bold logo.

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Interface welcomes team members in the north-east and Highlands and Islands

Support for businesses in the north-east and across the Highlands and Islands has been strengthened with two new appointments by Interface, which connects organisations and companies to academic expertise for research and development projects.

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Business and charities join forces to tackle cycle of reoffending

A new partnership aimed at unlocking the potential of people with criminal convictions has won the backing of business leaders, charities and the Scottish Government.

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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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