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Caithness Chamber to deliver single-use pilot projects in 2020

21st February 2020

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be working with Zero Waste Scotland to deliver three pilot projects in Caithness throughout 2020. The Chamber, working in partnership with Thurso Community Development Trust, joins more than a dozen other organisations throughout Scotland in delivering these pilots as part of the “Ditching Disposables” project and will be […]

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Welcoming new members to the Chamber group!

28th February 2020

It’s been another busy month for us and we’re thrilled to have welcomed another two businesses to enjoy the benefits of being in our Chamber network. The Ulbster Arms Hotel is situated in Halkirk, on the banks of the river Thurso. It boasts comfortable rooms and lodges and they’re currently refurbishing the dining room ahead […]

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Caithness’ Biggest and Best Jobs, careers and training event

20th February 2020

Hundreds of people turned out in Wick to get an insight into training opportunities and potential careers. The eighth annual Caithness Jobs and How to Get Them event was held in the town’s high school with nearly 40 businesses and organisations participating. Over 330 members of the public came along to hear about the wide […]

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Chamber Comment – Caithness Courier 19/02/2020 Climate Change & Sustainability

19th February 2020

With all the tumultuous political happenings in 2019, it has been easy to lose sight of the long-term issues facing businesses in the North Highlands and throughout Scotland. With the first stage of the Brexit process now complete, and the focus moving to our future relationship with the EU, we hope that 2020 will bring […]

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Norscot launch newly designed Timber Frame Kit Home and Windows & Doors and websites

18th February 2020

Norscot are very excited to announce the launch of their newly designed Timber Frame Kit Home and Windows & Doors and websites! After many months of hard work and dedication, Norscot are delighted to officially announce the launch of their new websites. The aim while designing the sites was to make the new websites faster, […]

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NDA Supply Chain Event

17th February 2020

The NDA Supply Chain Event – the largest of its kind in Europe –has launched its registration. Now in its ninth year, the event is being held on Thursday, 18 June. The event has a new venue for 2020 – the International Centre, Telford – which has world class facilities and easy access to motorway […]

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Plans submitted for satellite launch site in Sutherland

13th February 2020

The latest generation of small communications satellites could be launched into Earth orbit from the northern Highlands of Scotland within the next two years. Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has submitted a planning application for a vertical launch site, Space Hub Sutherland, that it plans to construct on the A’ Mhoine peninsula, Melness, […]

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North Highland College UHI – Make 2020 Count. Find your Future in Accounting

13th February 2020

Whether you’re new to accounting, have already worked in a finance role, or are looking for skills to help you work from home, our suite of AAT accounting qualifications can help you build the career you want. Through each qualification, you will learn practical skills to prepare you for the workplace from basic finance administration […]

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Serco NorthLink Ferries tender success

7th February 2020

The next contract to operate the Northern Isles Ferry Services will be awarded to Serco NorthLink Ferries by the end of March. Transport Scotland has now completed its engagement with the European Commission in relation to outstanding state aid issues. CalMac Ferries has also withdrawn its legal action. In order to complete the award process […]

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The Scottish Chambers of Commerce sets out key business expectations for the Scottish Budget

6th February 2020

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce sets out key business expectations for the Scottish Budget The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Network has set out key areas the Scottish Government should address in its Budget to help stem the uncertainty of recent years, build renewed confidence, and ensure that all policies and public funds are directed […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce Reacts To Mixed Results Of Holyrood Rates Vote

5th February 2020

While welcoming the Scottish Parliament’s decision to retain the Uniform Business Rate, SCC has urged the Scottish Parliament to reconsider what it believes is a major barrier to a more flexible, responsive rates system outside of the revaluation cycle following voting on the Non Domestic Rates Bill (Scotland) yesterday. Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of […]

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