Working for Business in the Outdoor Capital of the UK

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Chairman’s Foreword

“If the business community can work in harmony then anything is possible and the benefits to the wider community are enormous. We have a huge pool of talented business leaders in Lochaber and an iconic landscape and environment. I see my role as trying to bring the business community together, to help make Lochaber the ideal place in which to work and Live”

Contact Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

a: 15 High Street, Fort William, PH33 6DH
t:  01397 705765
e: membership@lochaberchamber.co.uk

Company Details, Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

Your Board of Directors Lochaber Chamber of Commerce:

  • Chair: Bruno Berardelli, Highland Wood Energy, Renewables
  • Sine Davis, West Highland Hotel Mallaig, Tourism & Hospitality
  • Don Hind, Corpach Boatbuilders, Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Raymond More, Robertson Construction, Construction Industry
  • Steve Macfarlane, Glenuig Inn Lochailort,  Digital Connectivity and  Green issues
  • Frazer Coupland, No Fuss Events,  Destination Management
  • Johnny Bell, Twin Deer Law Fort William, Rural Business, Land & Fisheries
  • Matt Simpkinson, West Highland College UHI,  Finance, Skills & Engineering
  • Peter MacFarlane, Nevis Range,  Adventure Tourism
  • Sarah Kennedy, Nevis Accountancy Services,  Retail Sector

 

Staff:

  • Chief Executive: Lesley Benfield (ceo@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Membership & Events Officer: Fiona McCormick (membership@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Destination Manager: Chris O’Brien (chris.obrien@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Marketing & PR Officer: Jodie Fraser (jodie.fraser@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Developing the Young Workforce Programme Manager:  Douglas Ormiston (dougie.ormiston@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Developing the Young Workforce Co-Ordinator:  Colleen MacLean (colleen.maclean@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Developing the Young Workforce Co-Ordinator:  Erin McHale (erin.mchale@lochaberchamber.co.uk)

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is a Private Company Limited by Guarantee, SC469407
Registered Address: 15 High Street, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 6DH

Chamber members succeed at Highland Business Awards

The winners of the prestigious Highland Business Awards 2017 were unveiled at a packed lunch and awards ceremony at the Drumossie Hotel, Inverness last week. Organised by Inverness Chamber of Commerce, in association with media partner Scottish Provincial Press, as part of Highland Business Week 2017, the Highland Business Awards were attended by 330 business […] ...
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Flexible Workforce Developments Fund

Flexible Workforce Developments Fund Employers in the West Highlands who currently make payment to the Apprenticeship Levy can partner with West Highland College UHI to deliver in-work skills training for their staff.  In order to do this, businesses have until 15th December 2017 to apply for up to £10,000 of funding from the Flexible Workforce Development Fund, with funding available for organisations in the private, public and third sectors.  […] ...
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Lochaber Geopark Busy Month Ahead

Lochaber Geopark Busy Month Ahead Lochaber Geopark were delighted to host a talk in the visitor centre on “A World Made of Crystals” for European Minerals Day, where Professor Ian Parsons introduced the wonderful world of minerals, exploring the reasons for their great variety and explaining how they contribute to our lives for every minute of […] ...
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Marine Harvest Staff Climb Ben Nevis

Marine Harvest Climb Ben Nevis to Raise Money for Highland Hospice Big congratulations to all 35 Marine Harvest staff who successfully completed the climb of Ben Nevis in between 3 and 9 hours. The group experiences a nice temperature at the bottom, with increasing wind and a temperature of -4 degrees at the summit. All […] ...
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02
Nov

Lochaber Hope are hosting a business showcase in conjunction with Lochaber Chamber of Commerce 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 avoid workplace conflict.  We offer […]
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13
Nov

Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 – Question Time Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce a Question Time Event sponsored by Read Coaching as part of Ideas Week 2017! #LIW2017 Ideas Week 2017 is sponsored by Nevis Range and hosted by The Moorings Hotel Question Time is a free Event on Monday 13th November at 2.30pm, and tickets must be booked […]
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14
Nov

Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 – Around Lochaber in 80 Tables Around Lochaber in 80 Tables Speed Networking sponsored by RA Clement Associates – A Quick Way to Expand your Business Contacts Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce Around Lochaber in 80 Tables as part of Ideas Week 2017 sponsored by RA Clement Associates #LIW2017 This is a […]
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