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Caithness Chamber of Commerce

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Photograph of Caithness Chamber of CommerceThe Chamber in the very far north represents industries and business throughout Caithness. The major regional activity in Caithness is associated with the decommissioning of the Dounreay site which will take many years and involves an investment programme of 4.5 billion. Business involved in this activity have opportunities to be market leaders in decommissioning expertise throughout the world.

Telephone
01847 890076

Postal Address
Caithness Chamber of Commerce
Naver Business Centre
Naver House
Naver Road

Thurso
Caithness
KW14 7QA

Contact
Trudy Morris





News for Caithness Chamber of Commerce

4/3/2024
Futureskills Apprenticeship Grant Scheme AnnouncementThumbnail for article : Futureskills Apprenticeship Grant Scheme Announcement
The Caithness Business Fund is celebrating a substantial investment boost of £100,000 from Focus North partners NRS Dounreay and the NDA to support the launch of FutureSkills.   The apprenticeship grant scheme is designed to tackle skills shortages and drive investment in new opportunities for both businesses and young people in the North Highlands.  
5/2/2024
Exciting New Post In Caithness To Highlight OpportunitiesThumbnail for article : Exciting New Post In Caithness To Highlight Opportunities
The Chamber is looking to recruit a Talent Attraction/Recruitment Specialist for its Recruit North Highlands initiative.  This is a new and exciting post which will see the successful candidate play a unique and pivotal role in attracting talent to the region.  
15/11/2022
Smart Meters Are A Smart Decision For Your Business This WinterThumbnail for article : Smart Meters Are A Smart Decision For Your Business This Winter
Firms of all sizes are currently confronted by a host of challenges, from soaring energy bills, labour shortages, spiralling inflation, and climbing interest rates.  As a business owner, you need to ensure that your doors stay open and that your business can thrive no matter what the season brings.   Did you know that a smart meter could help your business this winter and beyond? Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters currently being rolled out in homes and small businesses across Great Britain by energy suppliers.  
25/9/2022
UK Government Needs To Go Further On Energy Costs Says Caithness Chamber Of Commerce
Responding to the release of further details from the UK Government on the energy support plan for business, Trudy Morris, Chief Executive of Caithness Chamber of Commerce, said: "Whilst it is welcome that the UK Government has finally responded and stepped up to provide an initial support package for firms by capping wholesale energy prices for six months, it is simply not enough.   We hope that the Chancellor's fiscal statement on Friday, will give more detail on support for businesses.  
30/9/2021
Space Hub Sutherland Will Be A Launch Pad For Jobs And The EconomyThumbnail for article : Space Hub Sutherland Will Be A Launch Pad For Jobs And The Economy
A new report launched (Wednesday 29th September 2021), commissioned by Caithness Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the Caithness & North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership, demonstrates the economic benefits that Space Hub Sutherland will bring to the North Highland and Moray areas.   Space Hub Sutherland - a new satellite launch site - will bring huge employment and tourism benefits to the Scottish Highlands.  
27/8/2020
#protectnorthhighlands Launches Offering Free Test And Protect Solution Across Caithness And SutherlandThumbnail for article : #protectnorthhighlands Launches Offering Free Test And Protect Solution Across Caithness And Sutherland
Caithness Chamber of Commerce's new Test and Protect service, #ProtectNorthHighlands, goes live today (26 August) across Caithness and Sutherland.  Offering a simple, secure way for businesses to store customer data in line with Scottish Government's requirements for Test and Protect, the service is free to all businesses across the region thanks to the generous support of Highlands and Islands Enterprise.  
20/8/2020
Caithness Chamber Of Commerce To Launch Free Test & Protect Service For North Highland Businesses
Caithness Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that, thanks to the generous support of Highlands & Islands Enterprise, it will be launching a free, simple online service to allow hospitality businesses across the North Highlands to safely collect and store customer data in line with official guidelines to support the Scottish Government's Test & Protect Programme.   This new service, #ProtectNorthHighlands, will be launching on 26 August and will be free for any business in Caithness and Sutherland to access.  
20/8/2020
Scottish Chamber of Commerce Respond To Scottish Government Gdp Statistics For Q2 2020
Commenting on the publication of Scottish Government GDP statistics for Q2 2020, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: "The collapse in Scotland's GDP in the second quarter sets alarm bells ringing even if the fall was expected.  The 19.7% decline from April to June makes Scotland’s and the UK’s economies among the worst performing in Europe.  
6/5/2020
MSP Asks First Minister To Tackle Insurance Companies Who've Wriggled Out Of Their Obligations
The First Minster is to ask the Scottish Government Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, to have direct discussion with the insurance sector about companies who are "wriggling out of their obligations" to Scottish businesses.   Highlands and Islands Labour MSP, David Stewart, asked Nicola Sturgeon today at First Minister's Questions about the problems firms were having claiming their business interruption insurance.  
5/2/2020
Sottish Chambers Of Commerce Reacts To Mixed Results Of Holyrood Rates Vote
Scottish Chambers of Commerce reacts to mixed results of Holyrood rates vote.   Whilst welcoming the Scottish Parliament's decision to retain the Uniform Business Rate, the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has urged the Scottish Parliament to reconsider what it believes is a major barrier to a more flexible, responsive rates system outside of the revaluation cycle following voting on the Non Domestic Rates Bill (Scotland) today.  

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