Scottish distillery visits are a coastal staycation dream

13th May 2021

Staycations don’t mean compromising. Head to Scotland this Summer or early Autumn where Dunnet Bay Distillers is opening its doors for a gin and vodka tasting experience in its newly refurbished, coastal-themed Tasting Room. The coastal themed venue features Boat Shed booths, each of which seats 2 people, enabling guests to maintain a safe distance […]

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Funding success for Strathnaver Museum

13th May 2021

Strathnaver Museum has received additional funding to help the organisation realise its vision to create a world class visitor attraction on the north Sutherland coast after securing £41,178 from Museum Galleries Scotland’s Recovery and Resilience Fund. As well as supporting the future aspirations and recovery of the popular visitor attraction the funding will help cover […]

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Executive Magazine May 2021

12th May 2021

The May 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 the Caithness Chamber Newsletter from page 23. The Newsletter includes updates from; Above and Beyond Tours John O’Groats Development Trust Dunnet Bay Distillers Scrabster Harbour Trust BBM […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government COVID-19 announcement

11th May 2021

Responding to the Scottish Government’s latest COVID-19 announcement, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “For businesses in Scotland’s events and leisure sectors, this has been a very long wait. With the go-ahead to re-open on 17th May, more businesses can now re-open with certainty and safely welcome back customers. […]

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New Members April 2021

30th April 2021

A warm welcome to an amazing four new members this month and a new Premier Partner! MOK Security Solutions Ltd Specialist security consultancy, providing bespoke security services and security audits across the public and private sector. Services: Total Security management, specialising in regulatory compliance. Strategic Command & Control for Site Emergency Response Management Nuclear Policing/Security/Safety […]

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Local candidates hear from Chamber members on business issues

23rd April 2021

Caithness Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host a virtual hustings on 21 April to give its members the chance to hear from and ask questions of the candidates standing for the Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency in the Scottish Parliamentary elections. Representatives of local businesses across a wide range of sectors were present for […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government COVID-19 announcement

20th April 2021

Responding to the Scottish Government’s latest COVID-19 announcement, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Today’s confirmation that more businesses can finally open their doors to begin trading again is great news. We have been waiting a long time to finally welcome our customers back. We must remember there are many […]

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State-of-the-art robotic technology will be used as part of an innovative project led by Cavendish Nuclear

19th April 2021

State-of-the-art robotic technology will be used as part of an innovative project led by Cavendish Nuclear, to transform the way nuclear waste material is sorted – more safely, quicker and at lower cost. Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, has won funding for its new OptiSORT system, which will be carried […]

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Caithness Chamber of Commerce calls for “relationship reset” as Holyrood elections approach 

15th April 2021

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is calling for the relationship between businesses and politicians to be reset in a policy document issued ahead of the Holyrood election.  Caithness Chamber said Scottish Parliamentarians need to understand and support the value and importance of business in their policy programmes, in a paper entitled “Rally for Growth”, a business-led action plan […]

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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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