Caithness plays host to Chamber Chief Executives

26th July 2019

Caithness this week played host to Chief Executives from Chambers across Scotland, as Caithness Chamber hosted the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executives Forum for the first time. As well as the meeting itself, the two-day excursion saw the visitors treated to a tour of the county and a sample of what the area has […]

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SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator: Scottish Businesses Struggling to Grow Amidst Brexit Deadlock

3rd July 2019

The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q2 of 2019 shows businesses continuing to face difficulties due to prolonged uncertainty around the UK’s position in relation to the European Union. This along with rising business costs and a global economic slowdown are factors discouraging businesses from investing or expanding in Scotland. On Wage […]

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EDIC North Highlands & Islands to host summer drop-ins around region

24th June 2019

With much uncertainty remaining around Brexit, and the deadline date of 31 October fast approaching, the Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) for the North Highlands & Islands is aware that many across the region still have concerns about how Brexit will impact them. To help address these concerns and provide the most up-to-date information on […]

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New Deputy Chief Executive Announced for Scottish Chambers of Commerce

11th April 2019

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce has promoted Charandeep Singh to the new role of Deputy Chief Executive as the business group focuses on growing the reach of the Scottish Chamber Network nationally and internationally. Charandeep will take on the newly created role with immediate effect. Continuing to work closely with Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director […]

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Europe Direct Information Centre hosts successful Brexit Business Breakfast

1st March 2019

The Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) for the North Highlands & Islands, hosted by Caithness Chamber of Commerce, held a well-attended business breakfast at the Pentland Hotel, Thurso on Friday 1 March to give businesses across the region the latest information on what they should be doing to prepare for Brexit. Featuring speakers from the […]

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The Europe Direct Information Centre to host free Brexit events across Caithness

14th February 2019

With Brexit day fast approaching, and much still to be decided about the details of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, many businesses across the North Highlands have concerns about how Brexit will impact them. Help is at hand, however, in the form of a free business breakfast being hosted on 1 March 2019 […]

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Local primary schools celebrate Europe Day with EDIC North Highlands & Islands

21st May 2018

This year Europe Direct Information Centre North Highlands & Islands (EDIC), in participation with North Highland College UHI (NHC) welcomed local Primary 7 pupils to a celebration of Europe Day. Pupils from Pennyland Primary, Newton Park and Melvich Primary participated in a variety of European themed activities including European cookery demonstration and tasting session, a […]

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EDIC North Highlands & Islands Prepares to Celebrate Europe Day

28th April 2018

Europe Day, celebrated on 9 May, is fast approaching and institutions across Europe will be opening their doors to the public and putting on events to celebrate. Held in commemoration of the signing of the Schuman declaration in 1950, the event offers a chance for communities to celebrate peace and unity in Europe. This year, […]

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Chamber to host Scotland’s only Europe Direct Information Centre

15th December 2017

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that from 1 January 2018 it will play host to Scotland’s only Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC). The aim of this Centre is to provide information to businesses and the general public about EU matters, and to enable them to make their voices heard on any areas […]

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