Introduction To Working With The Public Sector

5th August 2021, 10:00 to 11:30

How well do you know the public sector? This introductory module from the Supplier Development Programme is recommended for anyone new to bidding. It provides a comprehensive overview of the public sector marketplace in Scotland and beyond and introduces the concept of tendering and procurement. Key topics: Overview of the structure of the public sector […]

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Third Party Events

Defence Innovation Loans: Your Questions Answered

3rd August 2021, 11:00 to 11:40

Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be hosting a virtual event called Defence Innovation Loans: Your Questions Answered. At the event you will be able to talk directly to the experts, who will be covering the following: What DASA does and how Defence Innovation Loans work Who can apply – is your business and innovation eligible? […]

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Member Events

Coffee & a Chat

29th July 2021, 10:00 to 11:00

Join us for an informal, online catch up exclusively for chamber members. It’s been a difficult few months for businesses and we hope that your chamber membership has proven useful and that the information we’ve been sending out has been well received. As the default is still to work from home, some might be feeling […]

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Pathfinder Accelerator programme – Taster session

28th July 2021, 12:00 to 13:00

The Highlands and Islands Enterprise Pathfinder Accelerator programme supports businesses operating in the life sciences and technology sectors the opportunity to accelerate new product, service or business model in just six months. Participants are taught practical tools and techniques to interrogate their idea, plan for opportunities and optimise for marketplace success. Ahead of the next […]

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Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability

26th July 2021, 11:00 to 12:30

As well as environmental issues this webinar from the Supplier Development Programme also covers social issues such as equality and diversity and fair & ethical trading, plus economic issues including opportunities for SMEs and the third sector. Key topics: What is sustainable procurement? Procurement for supported businesses and the third sector Community benefits Living wage […]

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Trader responsibilities when using an intermediary

9th July 2021, 13:45 to 14:45

This webinar from HMRC explains your responsibilities as a trader, if you choose to use an intermediary to complete import or export declarations for your business. These are complex and an intermediary can save you a lot of time. Find out more and sign up for your free place here.

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Customs Import Declarations: an overview

7th July 2021, 13:45 to 14:45

This webinar from HMRC explains how to make import declarations to import goods between the EU and Great Britain, including simplified and supplementary declarations, as well as the key terminology and new processes. Find out more and sign up for free here.

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Baillie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund – July closing date for applications

5th July 2021, 00:01 to 23:59

Baillie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund‘s objectives are to fairly and reasonably disburse funds resulting from the receipt of the annual grant of £100,000 from Baillie Wind Farm for the general benefit of the public living within the current boundaries of the West Caithness Community Council as the directors see fit. The Fund may also consider applications from […]

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