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Royal Bank of Scotland’s Regional Boost Launch

02/08/2017

Royal Bank of Scotland’s Regional Boost Launch You’re Invited to The Royal Bank of Scotlands Regional BOOST launch! Chamber members, Royal Bank of Scotland, are offering a free event open to Bank and Non Bank Customers to help your business reach it’s full potential. What is BOOST? Boost Your Business – Has been created to help […]...

DYW #nowrongpath Social Media Campaign

01/08/2017

Developing the Young Workforce #nowrongpath Social Media Campaign Do not panic. We repeat, do NOT panic. On Scottish exam results day, 8th August, no matter the outcome of your exams, you’ll have a lot of fantastic options to help you move forward. Whether you got the results you had always dreamed of, or you didn’t […]...

The Highland Bookshop Up and Running

01/08/2017

The Highland Bookshop is Up and Running! The Highland Bookshop has been set up by Kevin Ramage, owner of the award-winning Watermill Bookshop in Aberfeldy and Lochaber businessman and author Angus MacDonald and is now open to the public. The shop has an extensive range of titles across all subjects including Scottish interest, the outdoors, children’s, […]...

The Black Watch Scheduled to Return

26/07/2017

The Black Watch Scheduled to Return The Fred Olsen “Black Watch” cruise liner is scheduled to visit Fort William once more on the 18th of August.  The cruise liner calling into Loch Linnhe for the day is planned to have 804 passengers on board, who will disembark from the Town Pier berths and spend most […]...

Pay Legislation Updates

19/07/2017

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 […]...

Office Space Available for Rent

07/07/2017

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...

Business Rates Update – June 2017

07/07/2017

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 […]...

Lochaber Geopark UNESCO Update

07/07/2017

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 […]...

The Highland Bookshop Launch!

07/07/2017

The Highland Bookshop Launch! Great News for the town…The Highland Bookshop will be opening on Friday 14th July. The first independent new bookshop in Fort William in living memory is a joint venture between Lochaber author and entrepreneur Angus MacDonald and Kevin Ramage, owner of the aware winning Watermill Bookshop in Aberfeldy. The bookshop will […]...

Red Carpet Glory for Caledonian Discovery

07/07/2017

Red Carpet Glory for Caledonian Discovery In 2016 Caledonian Discovery’s barge ‘Fingal of Caledonia’, was used in the making of the film, “The Dark Mile”. A tense psychological horror-thriller, the film uses the Caledonian Canal and the Great Glen as the backdrop to the story line. The props department from the film company did an amazing piece […]...

Royal Bank of Scotland’s Regional Boost Launch

Royal Bank of Scotland’s Regional Boost Launch You’re Invited to The Royal Bank of Scotlands Regional BOOST launch! Chamber members, Royal Bank of Scotland, are offering a free event open to Bank and Non Bank Customers to help your business reach it’s full potential. What is BOOST? Boost Your Business – Has been created to help […] ... Read more

DYW #nowrongpath Social Media Campaign

Developing the Young Workforce #nowrongpath Social Media Campaign Do not panic. We repeat, do NOT panic. On Scottish exam results day, 8th August, no matter the outcome of your exams, you’ll have a lot of fantastic options to help you move forward. Whether you got the results you had always dreamed of, or you didn’t […] ... Read more

The Highland Bookshop Up and Running

The Highland Bookshop is Up and Running! The Highland Bookshop has been set up by Kevin Ramage, owner of the award-winning Watermill Bookshop in Aberfeldy and Lochaber businessman and author Angus MacDonald and is now open to the public. The shop has an extensive range of titles across all subjects including Scottish interest, the outdoors, children’s, […] ... Read more

The Black Watch Scheduled to Return

The Black Watch Scheduled to Return The Fred Olsen “Black Watch” cruise liner is scheduled to visit Fort William once more on the 18th of August.  The cruise liner calling into Loch Linnhe for the day is planned to have 804 passengers on board, who will disembark from the Town Pier berths and spend most […] ... Read more

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07
Sep

Seminar: Support for Businesses in Lochaber  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 […] ... Read more

05
Oct

Environmental Summit showcasing 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 […] ... Read more

25
Oct

This fantastic social event is brought exclusively to Chamber members in partnership with West Coast Railways and West Highland Hotel in Mallaig. You will arrive at Fort William Train station in plenty of time to board the 10.15am departure of the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig. Throughout the journey you will have the opportunity to […] ... Read more

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