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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Caithness Transport Forum hears of positive developments

21st August 2020

At the latest meeting of the Caithness Transport Forum, held virtually on 13 August, members were pleased to hear of a range of positive developments relating to transport infrastructure and services in Caithness. The Forum heard from Scrabster Harbour Trust on the forward plans for the port, including the ambitious £18.5m redevelopment of the St. […]

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Chamber Comment 02/08/2020

4th August 2020

With lockdown easing and many sectors of our economy reopening in some fashion, the past few weeks have brought both welcome relief and new challenges to businesses in the north Highlands. The easing of restrictions and a gradual return to something approaching normality have also afforded us a little space to start looking beyond the […]

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Chamber Comment 08/07/2020

7th July 2020

It seems hard to believe that we are now more than halfway through the year, with the summer solstice not long past and the nights slowly but surely drawing in once more. This has been a year of unprecedented challenges for businesses in the North Highlands, and this looks set to continue as we move towards the second half […]

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COVID-19 business recovery funding now available from Caithness Business Fund

5th June 2020

The Caithness Business Fund is pleased to announce that, thanks to a generous contribution of £100,000 from Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), it will be running a series of application rounds designed to support local businesses in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This support will be provided in the form of grants ranging from […]

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Chamber Comment 15/5/2020

22nd May 2020

Louise Sinclair of Sinclair Bay Subsea on the importance of resources such as the Chamber-led Developing the Young Workforce North Highland initiative. Louise is also Vice-Chair of Caithness Chamber. When I was first approached about this column in February, COVID-19 was already headline news and the UK was preparing for the onset.  However, little did […]

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Executive Magazine May 2020

15th May 2020

A special, online edition of the Caithness Chamber Newsletter from the May Executive Magazine is available to download here. The Newsletter includes updates from; More Than Motivation Lyth Arts Centre  North Lands Creative North Coast Watersports JPL Shellfish  Cyber Security Scotland Anubis Security Above and Beyond Tours *Please note that any information on specific events […]

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Helping you through Covid-19

5th May 2020

It’s safe to say that recent weeks have proven uniquely challenging for Caithness Chamber of Commerce and the businesses that we represent. Remote and rural areas like the North Highlands already face a set of challenges unlike those in central Scotland, and the lockdown necessitated by the global COVID-19 pandemic has both heightened those existing […]

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Chamber Comment – John O’Groat Journal 24/04/2020

24th April 2020

It’s safe to say that the last few weeks have been a uniquely challenging time for the Chamber and the businesses across the North Highlands that we represent. Normally at this time of year we would be absorbing and preparing for any changes announced in the UK and Scottish Budgets, making our projections for the […]

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Chamber Comment – Caithness Courier 25/03/2020

25th March 2020

In these unprecedented times, with coronavirus continuing to impact on every aspect of life in the UK, we are all having to get used to a new reality and deal with changing advice and guidance on a daily and hourly basis. Throughout this period the Chamber team will be working hard to support local businesses, […]

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