SCC: Scottish businesses continue to count costs of pandemic

14th April 2021

Businesses in Scotland are at a crossroads as they take stock of the damage caused by the pandemic and face significant hurdles on the way to economic recovery, according to a leading quarterly survey led by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC). The SCC’s Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI) for the first quarter of 2021 completes […]

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Defence and Security Accelerator Business Breakfast round up

25th March 2021

On Wednesday 23rd March, we were joined by Dr Debra Carr from The Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA). DASA, which is part of the Ministry of Defence, finds, funds and fast-tracks ideas that are of interest to HM Armed Forces and UK Security. DASA’s Scottish based Innovation Partner, Dr Debra Carr briefed participants on the […]

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Executive Magazine February 2021

9th February 2021

The February Executive Magazine is out now! You can read it online, this month includes our usual quarterly Caithness Chamber Newsletter. Read the full magazine here and see just the Caithness Chamber Newsletter here or read below. The Newsletter includes updates from; Belzona Polymerics Stacks Coffee House & Bistro Caithness Business Serviced Apartments Strathnaver Museum Fibre 1 BBM […]

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Covid-19 Recovery Support Survey

9th December 2020

Here at Caithness Chamber of Commerce, we’re committed to supporting businesses in the North Highlands. We’re currently exploring ways in which we can continue to do this further into the recovery stage of Covid-19 and are interested to hear from businesses to understand your needs. We’ve developed a survey which is 8 questions, it shouldn’t […]

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Executive Magazine November 2020

11th November 2020

The Executive Magazine is back in physical production and should have made it into your Inverness Courier yesterday. You can also read it online, this month includes our usual quarterly Caithness Chamber Newsletter. Read the full magazine here and see just the Caithness Chamber Newsletter here or read below. The Newsletter includes updates from; Mackays […]

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Supporting EU Citizens to Stay in Scotland – a guide for employers

10th November 2020

Following decisions by the UK Government the UK has now left the EU. EU citizens and their families will have to apply to the UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme by 30 June 2021 in order to continue living, working and studying in the UK after that date. Scottish Government have produced a package of support […]

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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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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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