partner_title}
Silver Premier Partner
partner_title}
Bronze Premier Partner
partner_title}
Gold Premier Partner
partner_title}
Gold Premier Partner
partner_title}
Silver Premier Partner
partner_title}
Gold Premier Partner

News

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority appoints David Peattie as Chief Executive Officer

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced the appointment of David Peattie as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Read more

NEW ROLE: Strategic Marketing Graduate

Caithness Chamber of Commerce has a 12 month graduate vacancy to support the promotion of a new initiative called “Recruit North Highlands”. The successful candidate will be based in Thurso and work alongside other key members of the team to develop an overarching marketing strategy; social media strategy and a…

Read more

SCC: Rates cap a good start but anomalies must be addressed

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s deal on business rates for the north east and the hospitality sector, announced today, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:"We welcome the Scottish Government’s recognition that this year’s business rates revaluation is causing major problems for a large number of Scottish…

Read more

Scottish Budget Bill: Growth, Not Tax, Is The Answer

Ahead of the Scottish Parliament’s debate on the Budget Bill on Thursday 2 February, Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have warned over any moves to increase the Draft Budget’s tax plans even further.

Read more

Scrabster Harbour looks forward with confidence in 2017

Scotland’s most northerly mainland commercial port, Scrabster Harbour Trust enjoyed continued strong success in 2016 bringing in more than £2.95 million in revenues from increased port activity.

Read more

Latest Scottish Economic Survey results - 2017: “Same as usual” no longer an option

Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator engages with five of Scotland’s key business sectors: Construction, Financial and Business Services, Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale, and Tourism. These findings, released in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute show the position of businesses for the fourth quarter of…

Read more

Reminder to Caithness businesses on TV licensing ahead of 2017

Caithness Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with TV Licensing Scotland to encourage businesses in the area to prepare for the New Year by ensuring they are correctly licensed.

Read more

Scottish Budget must deliver funding for vital A9 project

Scottish Chambers of Commerce has called on the Scottish Government to use its additional capital spending to tackle key bottlenecks in Scotland’s transport infrastructure, starting with the notorious Berriedale Braes section of the A9 in Caithness.

Read more

Harper Macleod launches new Highlands estate agency website

Chamber member Harper Macleod has unveiled a brand new stand-alone website for its estate agency practice in Inverness and the Highlands and Islands.

Read more

SCC: Time to reimagine Scotland’s international trading alliances

Scottish business must “take the initiative” by strengthening direct links with businesses overseas as the Brexit process unfolds, the Chair of Scottish Chambers of Commerce will tell guests at the network’s 24th Annual Business Address tonight. In her final speech as SCC Chair, Nora Senior, will outline the Chambers’ priority…

Read more

SCC comment on the Autumn Statement

Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has today welcomed the clear focus on infrastructure in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement and, whilst a number of his proposals apply to England only, the additional capital revenues that will accrue to the Scottish Government will enable an increase in its planned…

Read more

Are you prepared for this winter?

Following some straightforward practical steps could reduce risk associated with winter flooding on your business, and reduce insurance premiums and claims.

Read more

NEW ROLE: Modern Apprentice Business Administration (16-19 year old)

An exciting opportunity for a personable 16 – 19 year old who wants to start their career. This is a 12-month developmental role with an opportunity to achieve a SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. You will be given practical experience and the qualifications you need to develop your skills…

Read more

Wick man keeping Far North trains on-track

Rail travellers on the Far North Line will now benefit from the expertise of engineer John Sutherland who’s responsible for inspecting and maintaining the trains around Caithness.

Read more

Airport Expansion - It’s time to deliver

Commenting on the UK Government’s decision on Airport Expansion in the South East of England, Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have called for the process to be accelerated to ensure that Scotland and the UK benefits from the investment as soon as possible.

Read more

Route helps gin firm grow – fast

The Caithness-based producers of the award-winning Rock Rose Gin have had to fast-track expansion plans because of the North Coast 500.

Read more

Inflation still under control - for the moment

Commenting on the release of official data which shows that inflation rose by 1.0% in September 2016, Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have signalled that rising inflation is likely to be a feature of our economy in the months to come.

Read more

Scottish Chambers of Commerce network proposes comprehensive reform of Scotland’s business rates

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Network has proposed a comprehensive package of reforms aimed at delivering long overdue improvements to Scotland’s business rates regime.

Read more

Governments must invest to grow our economy

Commenting on the release of data which shows that Scotland’s economy grew by 0.4% in the second quarter of 2016, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

Read more

Chamber celebrates another successful year at ninth AGM

Caithness Chamber of Commerce celebrated another successful year for business in Caithness and North Sutherland recently at its ninth Annual General Meeting, held on 3rd October 2016 at the Seaview Hotel in John O’Groats.

Read more

Caithness Chamber of Commerce celebrates 44th Annual Dinner

Caithness Chamber of Commerce celebrated a year of strong entrepreneurial spirit with two fledgling local businesses recognised at a prestigious ceremony attended by prominent members of the local business community.

Read more

Dounreay represents north at young workforce award finals

Dounreay’s site licence company DSRL is celebrating after winning an award for its commitment to develop the careers of its young workers.

Read more

Scottish Enterprise launches Collaboration Prize 2016/17

Businesses are being urged to consider collaborating to achieve growth and access new markets - Prize now open for entries

Read more

Governments must act to tackle business costs and boost investment

Commenting on the news that CPI inflation was unchanged at 0.6% in August 2016, Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have again warned of further inflationary pressures in the months to come and called for action to address business costs. Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of SCC, said:

Read more

Turbines for world’s first large-scale tidal energy farm ready

Scotland will be home to the world's first ever large-scale tidal stream farm as part of a drive to develop Scotland's marine renewables industry, creating jobs and investment.

Read more