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Keeping your business secure – Cyber Essentials.

Don’t know where to start with Cyber Security for your business ? The government estimates that 1 in 4 small businesses will get caught out by cyber crime this year with considerable expense and disruption to the affected business.

Find out how the Cyber Essentials scheme can reduce your business IT security risk. John Orr from BC technologies will explain the scheme in non technical terms and will have practical advice for you to take away and use.

This event includes a light lunch and refreshments, and is free of charge for Chamber members to attend.  Places are limited so click HERE to register

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Pay Legislation Updates

Pay Legislation Updates  As you may have gathered from today’s news the BBC have an interesting HR related issue.  The Government have ordered that the organisation disclose details of their top earners. In this case that is anyone who receives more than £150K a year (let’s assume that is the basic salary and not worry about […] ...
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Office Space Available for Rent

Office Space Available for Rent Voluntary Action Lochaber at An Drochaid in Claggan currently have office space for rent.  To enquire, please contact Flora McKee on  flora.mckee@valochaber.org or phone 01397706044 ...
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Business Rates Update – June 2017

Revaluation Appeals – Deadline: 30 September 2017 This year, Scotland had its first business rates revaluation in 7 years.  The new valuations came into effect on 1 April 2017 and all businesses should have received notification of their premises’ new value and their resultant business rates bill.  If a business is unhappy with its valuation […] ...
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Lochaber Geopark UNESCO Update

Lochaber Geopark UNESCO Update In June 2016 Lochaber Geopark went through a validation process to become a UNESCO Global Geopark. We are pleased that the Global Geoparks Committee found that “Lochaber Geopark is a very large territory with an exceptional geological heritage” and that it has ‘great potential for Lochaber Geopark to be a very […] ...
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16
Aug

Lochaber Hope are hosting a business showcase in conjunction with Lochaber Chamber of Commerce on the 16th of August. Lochaber Hope has been working with personal development for over 12 years. Our aim is to help support human resources within your company. We provide support in a number of ways to increase productivity and help […]
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07
Sep

***Venue TBC*** For this event we are delighted to host Alistair Danter from Business Gateway to present on the support available to small businesses in Lochaber. This event is of particular interest to small businesses who would like to, for example, employ staff for the first time, are looking for information on financial support available […]
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05
Oct

Lochaber Environmental Group and Lochaber Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to their Environmental Summit showcasing the support available to local businesses as they take the leap to becoming a more environmentally friendly business. There will be a variety of guest speakers on the day including a representative from Resource Efficient Scotland outlining […]
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