Mental health and wellbeing at the front of Dounreay’s agenda

30th July 2019

Mental health and employee wellbeing has been put at the forefront of the agenda at Dounreay. The organisation has recognised the benefits of a mentally and physically healthy workplace that takes care of its people and nurtures a supportive working environment. Actions have been put in place focusing on health and wellbeing, featuring a number […]

Find out more

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 […]

Find out more

Cyber Security Standard for Scotland developed in Thurso

11th July 2019

Thurso-based non-profit organisation Cyber Security Scotland has created a cyber security standard that will be adopted by every public body in Scotland. Dr Keith Nicholson, founder and Executive Chair of Cyber Security Scotland explains: “We were commissioned by the Scottish Government to develop a framework that combined over a dozen different security standards and guidelines […]

Find out more

Equiniti Group is latest company to move in to Thurso Business Park

10th July 2019

AN international technology-led services and payments specialist as the newest tenant to Thurso Business Park. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has developed the site to enable local firms to expand and to attract new companies into the area. Equiniti Group plc is the latest company to move in, bringing its 32 employees to William Smith […]

Find out more

Rebrand of Lyth Arts Centre brings record visitors

3rd July 2019

LYTH Arts Centre has plenty to celebrate ahead of its summer programme with the announcement that audience figures have reached an all-time high. With the venue coming to the end of its spring season, the team yesterday revealed a record number of visitors to its events, gigs and performances. This comes after a rebrand which […]

Find out more

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 […]

Find out more

Thurso company powers up UK’s first green train

28th June 2019

A THURSO based company is at the forefront of creating a greener, cleaner and more efficient rail network with its contribution to Britain’s first hydrogen-powered train. Denchi Group supplied specialist SLICE batteries for the HydroFLEX train that had a trial run last week at an event in the West Midlands called Rail Live 2019. Derek […]

Find out more

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 […]

Find out more

Cavendish Nuclear Celebrate Wins at RoSPA

21st June 2019

RoSPA Health and Safety Awards are internationally-renowned and the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. Cavendish Nuclear Ltd attended the RoSPA Awards ceremony at ExCel, London […]

Find out more

Technology to Transform The Decommissioning of Redundant Nuclear Facilities

24th May 2019

Cavendish Nuclear is developing pioneering technology to transform the way we decommission active cells and other redundant nuclear facilities on different nuclear licenced sites in the UK and abroad. The In Cell Decommissioning System (IDS) brings together three existing technologies – the RadScan™ 3D gamma dose rate scanning technology of Cavendish Nuclear, the robotic laser-snake […]

Find out more