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The work of The Highland Council's Criminal Justice Social Work Service has been praised by Members of the Council's Care, Learning and Housing Committee. Councillors were updated today (24 January 2019) on 3 key programmes being delivered by the Service and the impacts that this is having on persistent offenders, sex offenders, and domestic abuse perpetrators.
A Caithness engineering and design company has created new jobs and moved into larger premises. Thurso based Envision Engineering & Design's expert team provides product and engineering design services to clients in many industrial sectors from nuclear, oil & gas, hydro and renewables.
Equiniti Group plc ("Equiniti"), one of the UK's largest pension administrators, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded pension administration contracts for the UK Atomic Energy Authority and for the Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (“CNPP”). The schemes, which have 60,000 members, support virtually all employees and former employees engaged in the UK nuclear industry, will be serviced from EQPaymaster’s office in Caithness, Scotland.
KP Technology is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the UK's most prestigious business accolade, for its pioneering development of an air photoemission system (APS) for materials analysis. This invention uses ultraviolet light to measure intrinsic energy levels of electronic materials.
A Caithness engineering and design company has become the first to achieve national accreditation through the region's ‘Cyber Strong' initiative. Thurso based Envision Engineering & Design has been awarded government backed Cyber Essentials certification.
KP Technology was awarded "Rural Business of the Year" at the Amazon Growing Business Awards Ceremony last night in London recognising our 'truly global business'. Professor Baikie, Founder and CEO of KP Technology, speaking from the Materials Research Society Conference in Boston USA, said "We are very proud to win this national award against stiff competition.
Vice-principals take up roles at University of the Highlands and Islands. The University of the Highlands and Islands has appointed three new vice-principals to its senior management team to increase representation from the 13 colleges and research institutions which make up its partnership.
A Thurso based engineering firm has secured an industry accreditation award that will boost its reputation internationally and help attract new business. Envision Engineering and Design Limited created five jobs when it was set up less than a year ago by Liam Sutherland and Stuart Anderson, both of whom are originally from Caithness.
To date, the Inverness Campus project has attracted over £100m of investment, and independent research has shown that it already has potential to support up to 1,300 jobs on site and create 940 new jobs across the Highlands and Islands over the next five years. www.uhi.ac.uk.
Scientists from around the world recently gathered in Thurso for an annual biological sciences meeting. The Larwood Symposium was hosted by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) of the North Highland College UHI on behalf of the International Bryozoology Association.