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#ProtectNorthHighlands launches offering free Test and Protect solution across Caithness and Sutherland

26th August 2020

Caithness Chamber of Commerce’s new Test and Protect service, #ProtectNorthHighlands, goes live today (26 August) across Caithness and Sutherland. Offering a simple, secure way for businesses to store customer data in line with Scottish Government’s requirements for Test and Protect, the service is free to all businesses across the region thanks to the generous support […]

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Highland Social Enterprise pivots business to launch online retail shop!

17th September 2020

With Scottish Retailers losing nearly 1.9 billion pounds of sales in the first four months of the pandemic – ILM Highland like every other business has had to look very closely at how they promote their retail shop offering to the Highlands. ILM Highland is a Charity and Social Enterprise based in Alness which delivers […]

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SCC responds to UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement

11th September 2020

Commenting on the announcement by the UK Government that the UK and Japan have secured a free trade agreement, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “This is great news that we finally have a free Trade Deal with Japan. It is an important market for many of our key […]

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SCC respond to Scotland’s route map update for 10th September 2020

10th September 2020

Responding to the latest update of the route map for Scotland through and out of lockdown restrictions, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “It is disappointing that we seem to have taken a step back in terms of compliance with guidelines while the virus has taken steps forward. We […]

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Contract for world’s deepest nuclear clean-up awarded

10th September 2020

Dounreay has awarded a major contract as the world’s deepest nuclear clean-up job gets underway. Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, awarded the £7.5 million contract for “advanced transition works” at the 65 metre deep shaft and silo to Nuvia and its partner Graham Construction, through the site’s decommissioning […]

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North firms face ‘serious challenges’ when furlough scheme ends, says business leader

8th September 2020

BUSINESSES in the north could face “serious challenges” when the UK government’s furlough scheme comes to an end next month. That is the warning made by the chief executive of the Caithness Chamber of Commerce, Trudy Morris, who would like to see the continuation of the financial support “in the coming months”. She is concerned […]

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Fibre 1 talks us through Fibre to the Premises

3rd September 2020

Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) is becoming more widely available to companies across the UK with infrastructure being installed in more locations helping companies to have improved connectivity services in even some of the more remote locations.  FTTP replaces the more traditional copper based broadband like ADSL with the fibre connection running the entire way […]

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Pentland Housing Association – an opportunity to join the board

3rd September 2020

PENTLAND HOUSING ASSOCIATION ARE URGENTLY RECRUTING 3 NEW MEMBERS Time-limited 1 year appointment Following a strategic options review, Pentland Housing Association decided to seek a formal partnership with another housing association, and has entered into detailed discussions with Cairn Housing Association. If successful, partnership discussions should be completed in around 12 to 15 months. Pentland […]

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SCC respond to publication of Scottish Government Programme for Government 2020-2021

2nd September 2020

Responding to the publication of the Scottish Government’s 2020-2021 Programme for Government, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “The onus is on all of us to build back and the sooner we start the better. The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government has some ambitious aims that we welcome. Now […]

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New members August 2020

28th August 2020

It’s been another strange month, not just for us but for all our members and businesses nationwide. We continue to do our very best for our members as things progress in these unprecedented times and are thrilled to welcome a new member this month, Lairg Learning Centre. An independent, charitable learning centre based in Lairg […]

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Executive Magazine August 2020

27th August 2020

A special, online edition of the Caithness Chamber Newsletter from the August Executive Magazine is available to read here. The Newsletter includes updates from; Ice & Fire Distillery Fibre 1 Caithness CAB Royal Marine Hotel  Anubis Security Harper Macleod LLP BBM Solicitors  

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