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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

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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

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



Making Skills Work for Employers in Lochaber – Work Based Learning / The Apprenticeship Family

Making Skills Work for Employers in Lochaber – Work Based Learning / The Apprenticeship Family   Wednesday 29th March 2017 4pm-6pm: West Highland College UHI – Fort William, Carmichael Way, Fort William, PH33 6FF   Europe’s highest performing economies are supported by strong systems of work based learning, contributing to low unemployment and fewer skill […] ...
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Team assembled to deliver Marine Harvest Feed Plant

Team assembled to deliver Marine Harvest Feed Plant Following approval by the authorities for its fish feed plant in Scotland, Marine Harvest has announced a number of new appointments to deliver the 110m Euro (£93 m) investment. Ben Hadfield, Chief Operating Officer Feed and Managing Director of Marine Harvest Scotland welcomed the new appointments, saying: […] ...
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Marine Harvest welcomes Scottish Feed Plant approval

Marine Harvest welcomes Scottish Feed Plant approval It’s full steam ahead for Marine Harvest’s Scottish feed plant after it was granted planning permission at today’s (February 21st) meeting of The Highland Council’s North Planning Applications Committee. Construction will start by the end of March and the 110m Euro (£93m) plant will be completed during 2018.  […] ...
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New Roundabout – A82 Fort William

  New Roundabout – A82 Fort William upcoming works to be carried out on the A82 on North Road, Fort William. These works are programmed to commence on 13th March 2017. As part of the contracted works for Morbaine Ltd who are building a retail development, the  works involve the following main activities; Construction of […] ...
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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 […]
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