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Start Your Own Business  Thursday 6th April 2017

This free course is run by Business Gateway, and is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about starting their own business.  Full details and how to book can be found HERE

Maximise Your Revenue Through Customer Service Thurs 6th April 2017
Learn how to increase your revenue with some small changes to the way your business delivers customer service. It’s free to attend, and a light lunch will be provided.
Full details and booking HERE


Past Events


Chamber Event – Scottish Tourism Alliance Monday 20th March 2017
Marc Crothall, Chief Exec of the Scottish Tourism Alliance, will be visiting Fort William to talk about the following”The STA: how we are working for the industry and why we want business’ to connect”. This event is open to Chamber members across all business sectors, and includes a light lunch. To find out more details and to book, click  HERE

Saffery Champness

Budget Seminar    Wednesday 15th March 2017
Saffrey Champness will be hosting a seminar on Wednesday 15th March with their tax specialists to examine the implications of the Chancellor’s 2017 Spring Budget announcements. It is open to individuals and businesses, and full details and how to book can be found HERE

Apprenticeship Event   Wednesday 29th March 2017
Skills Development Scotland and West Highland College UHI will be hosting an event to help employers find out more about apprenticeships. The event takes place on Wednesday 29th March, and is free to attend.   Get full details HERE



Lochaber Hope Open Day    Friday 17th March 2017
Come along to find out more about Lochaber Hope, and have a look around the new premises on Belford Road. There will also be an opportunity to meet the staff, directors and volunteers and enjoy a buffet lunch!    Full details can be found HERE

IT Security for Small Businesses   Thursday 30th March 2017
It is estimated that 1 in 4 small businesses will be victims of cyber crime, causing disruption to business and financial implications. Come along to this free seminar to find out what you can do to help your business become more resilient. It is free of charge to attend for Chamber members; booking and further information can be found HERE



Business Rates Appeal Process

Business Rates Appeal Process To lodge an appeal go to to identify the individual property concerned.  Click on the “Make an appeal” button at the right hand corner of the page to bring up the Online Valuation Roll Appeals page where the appeal form and further detailed guidance to help you through the process can […] ...
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Support Available from HMRC

Support Available from HMRC HMRC are running a series of free webinars to provide support to employers in a variety of matters. Find out more HERE ...
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Launch of VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards in Fort William

Launch of VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards in Fort William On 27 April, one of the launch events of the 2017 VIBES – Scottish Environment Business  Awards will be held in Fort William in conjunction with a Business Showcase event for Glenuig Inn, currently Lochaber Business of the Year and VIBES 2016 Micro the […] ...
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Paul Kelly Group – Introduction & Forthcoming Courses

Paul Kelly Group – Introduction & Forthcoming Courses At the Paul Kelly Group, we have been involved in development work for over 25 years.  It has been an amazing journey that we still enjoy and find fascinating today. The Paul Kelly Group is the sum of 3 parts: pkg life coaching, pkg training and pkg adventures, all of […] ...
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Business Showcase – Nevis Radio We are delighted to welcome Simon Abberley, Sustainability Manager at Nevis Radio, to tell us more about how the business works, tell us about the challenges they face and to dispel some commonly believed myths! There will also be an opportunity for you to find out how to maximise your […]
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Essential Employment Update:  Moorings Hotel 19 May 12- 2pm The fast changing world of employment law remains a challenge for us all and we are therefore delighted to welcome back Kirk Tudhope and Sine Mackay of Ledingham Chalmers Employment Team to provide clear and pragmatic guidance in their latest update for Lochaber Chamber members. The […]
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