Christmas cheer for super cyber firm

16th December 2019

Cyber Security Scotland has had an amazing few months, winning 4 awards and is finalist for a 5th to be awarded in 2020. But it’s not over for 2019! The firm’s year has ended on a Christmas high – winning a contract worth over £300,000 to audit every health board in Scotland. Founder Dr Keith […]

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Caithness Chamber of Commerce comment on General Election 2019

13th December 2019

Commenting on the results of the 2019 UK General Election, Trudy Morris, Chief Executive of Caithness Chamber of Commerce said: “With a majority government now in place, we hope we will finally gain some clarity and action on the Brexit process. Since the vote to leave the European Union, businesses have faced unprecedented confusion about […]

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Warmest Wishes for a Happy Festive Season

13th December 2019

We will close for the festive period at 5pm on Friday 20th December and return from 8am on Monday 6th January. We will respond to any e-mails on our return.

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General Election 2019

11th December 2019

The 2019 UK General Election is nearly upon us. Each of the major political parties in Scotland and across the UK have published their manifestos ahead of the country going to the polls. Scottish Chambers of Commerce has summarised the key commitments that each of the major parties have made on different policy areas, including […]

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Updates from Our Members 11/12/2019

11th December 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group – AREG event to focus on investing in renewables future An industry event is set to explore the importance of investing in skills and resources as companies look to exploit new business opportunities in […]

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Special offer for Chamber Members from Safety Zone

10th December 2019

Do you need to catch up with your Continuing Professional Development? Safety Zone might be able to help if you’d like to continue learning but don’t quite have the time to go on a course. For the rest of December 2019, Safety Zone are offering Chamber members a fantastic 40% off all online courses so you can […]

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Beatrice wind farm takes renewable energy industry award

6th December 2019

The Beatrice offshore wind farm has capped a momentous year by winning a top renewable energy industry award. The £2.5 billion project off the east coast of Caithness took the Judges’ Award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards, held in Edinburgh on Thursday night (5th December) – recognising its excellence in engagement with local communities, […]

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Chamber Comment in the John O Groat Journal – Remote and Rural Communities

6th December 2019

As a Chamber, we have long argued that the North Highlands is an area within Scotland which faces its own unique set of challenges and opportunities, and that centrally set policies are often not appropriate to the unique needs of our communities and the businesses within them. While it is the case that there are […]

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Updates from Our Members 04/12/2019

4th December 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group – AREG Sets Up ‘Investing in the Future’ Event The Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is hosting its final event of the year at the Carmelite Hotel on Wednesday 11th December. BBM Solicitors – […]

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Visitor levy could harm cruise traffic say chambers

3rd December 2019

The introduction of a tourist tax could lead to lucrative cruise liner traffic by-passing the Highlands, and even the whole of Scotland, four leading business organisations have warned. In a joint submission to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL), the chambers of commerce for Inverness, Caithness and Lochaber, plus the Cairngorms […]

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