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Our chief executive Stewart Nicol on how Highlands must gain from net zero opportunities

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Crown Estate Scotland Reveal the Results of ScotWind

Commenting on the awarding of the latest ScotWind leasing round, Dr Liz Cameron CBE, Chief …

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HIE

Aquaculture and Animal Health Business Accelerator Programme Opens

Businesses from the aquaculture and animal health sectors are being encouraged to consider applying for …

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SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator : Q4 Results

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4c Engineering – Transforming Lives – From Wheelchair to Walking

Move4ward (David Powney and Jude Simms) run a neuro-physio rehabilitation centre in Elgin, and through this they …

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive, Liz Cameron, and Former President, Tim Allan, Awarded CBE’s in Queens New Year Honours List

Our Chief Executive is delighted to offer our congratulations to the Chief Executive and President …

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Trees For Life Newsletter

Trees for Life have released their latest newsletter outlining all of the fantastic projects that …

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Sharp’s New Plasmacluster Range

In order to help contend with the spread of Coronavirus and other harmful airborne pathogens, …

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December inBusiness Issue

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ICC Covid Update – 14th December 2021

New measures introduced to slow the spread of Coronavirus As Omicron continues to spread, the …

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EuropeWave Phase 1

Further success for Waveram project selected for EuropeWave programme Scottish technology development specialists, 4c Engineering, …

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left to right: David Siegel, Managing Director at HighNet; Allan McEwan, CityFibre’s City Manager for Inverness; and Cllr Duncan MacPherson

CityFibre’s Inverness Full Fibre Network Build Marks Two-year Anniversary

Two years after starting its build, CityFibre has now installed a staggering 306km of full …

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LARGEST OFFSHORE WIND TOWER FACILITY TO BE BUILT IN SCOTLAND AT NIGG

Our Platinum Partners SSE https://www.sse.com/news-and-views/2021/12/sse-backs-uk-s-largest-offshore-wind-tower-facility-to-be-built-in-scotland/

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Helping businesses

HELPING BUSINESSES MANAGE THEIR CASHFLOW AS THEY START TO REOPEN

Helping businesses manage their cashflow as they start to reopen. Cash is king – how …

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rally for growth

INVERNESS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CALLS FOR “RELATIONSHIP RESET” AS HOLYROOD ELECTIONS APPROACH

Inverness Chamber of Commerce is calling for the relationship between businesses and politicians to be …

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Chamber of Commerce

YOU ASKED, WE DELIVERED PART II

We are pleased to issue Inverness Chamber’s ‘You Asked We Delivered’ part II publication showcasing the …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

LONG TERM ISSUES OF OUR REGION’S DIGITAL & TRANSPORT CONNECTIVITY CHALLENGES NEVER OFF AGENDA

Stewart Nicol, Inverness Chamber of Commerce, Business Comment for Inverness Courier  Inverness Chamber of Commerce …

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Highland spotlight

A FIRST FOR BUSINESS IN THE HIGHLANDS

A First for Business in the Highlands Tuesday 22nd September marked a new experience for …

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protect highland

#PROTECTHIGHLAND BUSINESS COMMENT, STEWART NICOL

Stewart Nicol, Inverness Chamber of Commerce,  Business Comment for Inverness Courier I suspect I am …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

INVERNESS COURIER COMMENT – STEWART NICOL

Stewart Nicol, Inverness Chamber of Commerce for Inverness Courier Business Comment. You may have noticed …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

STEWART NICOL, AUGUST INVERNESS COURIER BUSINESS COMMENT

Stewart Nicol, Inverness Chamber of Commerce I welcome the publication last week of Transport Scotland’s, …

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HM THE QUEEN PRAISES CHAMBERS’ CONTRIBUTION TO BUSINESS COMMUNITIES DURING CORONAVIRUS

HM The Queen praises Chambers’ contribution to business communities during Coronavirus as more firms reopen. Her …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

POSITIVE CITY CENTRE DEVELOPMENTS ENCOURAGING AMIDST ONGOING LOCKDOWN

Amid our ongoing lockdown it was really encouraging to see a couple of positive developments …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

NOW, MORE THAN EVER, STRONG LEADERSHIP IS ESSENTIAL FROM ALL OF US

As all of us in the Highland business community continue to respond to, and chart …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

CHAMBER TRADE MISSIONS ARE INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT

International trade is a subject that is quite rightly focusing the minds of politicians and …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

ACCESS TO SKILLS AT ALL LEVELS IS ESSENTIAL FOR BUSINESS

Any successful economy is dependent on an available workforce. From construction to tourism and from …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

REDEVELOPED CASTLE MUST BE A WORLD CLASS ATTRACTION

Later this month we will arrive at a significant date in the history of Inverness …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

WE MUST ENSURE FUTURE WORKFORCE HAS THE RIGHT SKILLS

It’s hard to predict the future, but it’s imperative that business tries to prepare for …

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Scottish growth

SCOTTISH GROWTH GATHERING TO PREPARE BUSINESSES FOR NEXT DECADE OF SUCCESS

A first-of-its-kind event, drawing businesspeople from every corner of the country, is set to take …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

WE NEED TO KEEP FIGHTING FOR REGIONAL SLOTS AT HEATHROW

It feels it’s not that long ago we had a Heathrow campaign, but it may …

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COLEMAN SET TO DELIVER AT HIGHLAND BUSINESS DINNER

COLEMAN SET TO DELIVER AT HIGHLAND BUSINESS DINNER

Acclaimed comedy writer and legal expert Clive Coleman will address 350 of the Highlands’ business …

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Inverness Chamber

REALISE YOUR 2020 AMBITIONS WITH INVERNESS CHAMBER EVENTS

As well as a huge variety of profile raising included in your membership, we also …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

AS BREXIT LOOMS, BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT MUST WORK TOGETHER

I like to start the new year with a positive attitude, but two recent reports …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON FROM BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

In the next few weeks Inverness Chamber of Commerce will lead the first of a …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

JUSTICE CENTRE OPENING PROVIDES NEW OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE CITY LANDSCAPE

The planned opening of the new Inverness Justice Centre in just a few weeks represents …

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Business dinner

BOOKINGS OPEN FOR HIGHLAND BUSINESS DINNER 2020

Bookings have opened for the Highlands’ most hotly anticipated business dinner. The Highland Business Dinner …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

HIGHLANDS FORGOTTEN IN RAIL UPDATES SAYS CHAMBER

Inverness Chamber of Commerce believes the Highlands will face a Nightmare Before Christmas on the …

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buy local

THE BEST PRESENT FOR RETAILERS IS TO BUY LOCAL

I hope you all survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday with your sanity, if not …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

LOCAL RETAIL THERAPY CAN HELP WITH ELECTION FEVER

It’s rather difficult to get fully into the Christmas spirit at the moment. There is …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

VISITOR LEVY COULD HARM CRUISE TRAFFIC SAY CHAMBERS

The Introduction of a tourist tax could lead to lucrative cruise liner traffic by-passing the …

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Galbraith

GALBRAITH AND THE BEACH CAFÉ, NAIRN ACADEMY – CASE STUDY

Networking is something we all do to a greater or lesser extent and it isn’t …

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leader article

TIME TO FOCUS ON THE ECONOMY THAT UNDERPINS OUR SOCIETY

In just four weeks’ time we will be going to the polls in the General …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

NEW CHAMBER WILL STRENGTHEN BUSINESS VOICE

This month I will be attending the official launch of the Outer Hebrides Chamber of …

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CASE STUDY: CARRIE’S VOICE

CASE STUDY: CARRIE’S VOICE

Carrie Affrin, Carrie’s Voice Why did you join your Chamber?I joined Chamber to increase my client …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

HOTEL PLANS MEANS CITY CENTRE NEEDS TO UP ITS GAME

The future of Inverness city centre is again focusing minds following the latest plan to …

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Investing in young people

WHY INVESTING IN YOUNG PEOPLE CAN BRING BUSINESS SUCCESS

Andy Maxtone, Developing the Young Workforce Inverness & Central Highland When it comes to the …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

HIGHLAND CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE UNITE TO OPPOSE VISITOR LEVY

The three chambers of commerce in the Highlands have joined forces to strongly oppose the …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

NEW AWARD WILL RECOGNISE THE GOOD NEWS IN OUR AREA

Until quite recently, local media was something many of us took for granted. We bought …

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Victorian Market

VICTORIAN MARKET PLAN IS A CHANCE TO CREATE SOMETHING SPECIAL

In less than a month’s time, councillors will make one of the most significant decisions …

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Join the Chamber

PROS AND CONS OF JOINING YOUR LOCAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Our membership benefits are designed to connect, support and represent your business, however, like most …

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Highland Business Awards

WINNERS OF THE PRESTIGIOUS HIGHLAND BUSINESS AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED

Recognition was given to the achievements of businesses across the Highlands as the winners of …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

TECH PUTS AREA AHEAD

Businesses in the Highlands are pioneering the use of new software which will make trading …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

HELP IS AT HAND FOR BUSINESSES

Whenever Brexit happens, it will have a significant impact on how our businesses trade overseas. …

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Springfield Homes

SPRINGFIELD EXPANDS TO INVERNESS WITH KEY LAND ACQUISITION

Springfield Properties (AIM: SPR), a leading housebuilder in Scotland offering private and affordable housing, is …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

PORTAL PROVES HIGHLANDS IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

It is almost six months since the re-launch of the Open4Business Highlands and Islands online …

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CASE STUDY | PORT OF INVERNESS

CASE STUDY | PORT OF INVERNESS

Port of Inverness has been a member of Inverness Chamber for since 2011. We spoke …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

RAIL IMPROVEMENTS CAN’T COME QUICKLY ENOUGH FOR THE HIGHLANDS

A recent train journey gave me plenty time to ponder the glaring need for improved …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

BUSINESS IS DONE BETTER TOGETHER

The coming few weeks will see unprecedented challenges for businesses as we face up to …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

OFFSHORE WIND FARMS PROVIDE MAJOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGHLAND FIRMS

Highland firms are being invited to bid for work worth tens of millions of pounds …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

ENTREPRENEUR’S TALE IS IMPRESSIVE AND INSPIRING

In the coming weeks, work will start on a multi-million-pound development for Inverness that will …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

ACTION STILL NEEDED TO TRANSFORM CITY CENTRE

Stewart Nicol, Chief Executive, Inverness Chamber of Commerce Approaching the peak of the tourist season …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

JOINT EFFORT GETS YOUNG PEOPLE WORKING

Stewart Nicol, Chief Executive, Inverness Chamber of Commerce As the business voice of the Highlands, …

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Stewart Chamber of Commerce

DARKNESS FOR BUSINESS AS POLITICIANS SEEK LIGHT AT END OF CONTINUOUS BREXIT TUNNEL

Stewart Nicol, Chief Executive, Inverness Chamber of Commerce Brexit was already a major issue for …

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