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Lochaber Tourism Day – Thursday 16th November 2017

08/12/2017

Lochaber Tourism Day with Cal Mac – Debate, Engage, Network Tourism-related businesses throughout the area were invited to attend ‘Lochaber Tourism Day’, in partnership with Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries, at The Moorings Hotel on Thursday 16th November, as part of Lochaber Ideas Week 2017, sponsored by Nevis Range. It was a fantastic day, and we were delighted to […]...

European first as Scottish Chambers of Commerce moves to Strathclyde Business School

04/12/2017

European first as SCC moves to Strathclyde Business School The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) and Strathclyde University have agreed a ground-breaking strategic alliance and collocation, the first of its kind in Europe. SCC’s move from its offices in the Merchants House of Glasgow in George Square to a suite in the newly refurbished Business […]...

New ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshop from Lochaber Hope

01/12/2017

Lochaber Hope is extending their range of business services by offering new short workplace development workshops to all businesses. Whoever we are and wherever we work, we can all benefit from insights and practical tips on improving the way we work with others and in teams. Having successfully run ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshops […]...

Room 13 Announcement

01/12/2017

Room 13 Sabbatical Leave Announcement   Announcement from Clair Gibb, Chief Executive: ”From January 2018 for approximately 6 months I will be taking a period of sabbatical leave. Over the next couple of months I will continue to work with current contacts to complete projects and fulfil any outstanding commitments. Beyond that, from January 2018 […]...

New Course and Kit at Emergency Action Training

30/11/2017

Emergency Action Training have launched a new course – Combined First Aid at Work & Paediatric First Aid.  The course is great value at only £220 pp. Perfect for schools, sports clubs or other childcare settings, this combined Award in First Aid at Work and the Award in Paediatric First Aid is a 3 extended […]...

Success at West Highland Museum Charity Dinner

30/11/2017

Success at West Highland Museum Charity Dinner Saturday 11th November saw almost 100 folk gather in the Moorings Hotel to celebrate and support the West Highland Museum.  The evening was hosted by Allan Henderson, raconteur and fear-an-tigh who introduced Hugh Dan MacLennan, the self-confessed “Caol Dude” who reflected on his early years at school in […]...

WIN A WALKING OR SCRAMBLING ADVENTURE FOR TWO IN THE OUTDOOR CAPITAL OF THE UK!

15/11/2017

WIN A WALKING OR SCRAMBLING ADVENTURE FOR TWO IN THE OUTDOOR CAPITAL OF THE UK!  To be entered into our Walking Adventure competition, you must follow the original instructions within the competition post on Facebook. The competition closes at midnight on 5th January 2018. One winner will be randomly selected and we will publicly announce the winner’s name […]...

Angus MacDonald wins UK Entrepreneur of the Year

13/11/2017

Angus MacDonald wins ‘UK Entrepreneur of the Year’ title We’re delighted to announce that one of Lochaber’s best known business people and Lochaber Chamber of Commerce member, Angus MacDonald, was awarded the ‘UK Entrepreneur of the Year’ award at the 11th annual Spears Wealth Management Awards at London’s Dorchester Hotel last week. Angus is well […]...

Angus MacDonald wins ‘UK Enterpreneur of the Year’ Award

13/11/2017

We’re delighted to announce that one of Lochaber’s best known business people and Lochaber Chamber of Commerce member, Angus MacDonald, was awarded the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award at the 11th annual Spears Wealth Management Awards at London’s Dorchester Hotel last week. Angus is well known in Lochaber as someone with a real passion for […]...

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce and UHI announce joint project with European universities

13/11/2017

A PARTNERSHIP between education institutions in Scotland and Europe is to help boost adventure tourism in five countries. Lochaber Chamber of Commerce and the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) yesterday announced a new trans-national partnership with higher education institutions in Estonia, Bulgaria, Ireland and Denmark, supported by funding from the European Commission. It comes in response to […]...

Lochaber Tourism Day – Thursday 16th November 2017

Lochaber Tourism Day with Cal Mac – Debate, Engage, Network Tourism-related businesses throughout the area were invited to attend ‘Lochaber Tourism Day’, in partnership with Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries, at The Moorings Hotel on Thursday 16th November, as part of Lochaber Ideas Week 2017, sponsored by Nevis Range. It was a fantastic day, and we were delighted to […] ... Read more

European first as Scottish Chambers of Commerce moves to Strathclyde Business School

European first as SCC moves to Strathclyde Business School The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) and Strathclyde University have agreed a ground-breaking strategic alliance and collocation, the first of its kind in Europe. SCC’s move from its offices in the Merchants House of Glasgow in George Square to a suite in the newly refurbished Business […] ... Read more

New ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshop from Lochaber Hope

Lochaber Hope is extending their range of business services by offering new short workplace development workshops to all businesses. Whoever we are and wherever we work, we can all benefit from insights and practical tips on improving the way we work with others and in teams. Having successfully run ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshops […] ... Read more

Room 13 Announcement

Room 13 Sabbatical Leave Announcement   Announcement from Clair Gibb, Chief Executive: ”From January 2018 for approximately 6 months I will be taking a period of sabbatical leave. Over the next couple of months I will continue to work with current contacts to complete projects and fulfil any outstanding commitments. Beyond that, from January 2018 […] ... Read more

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Jan

Free Event in Collaboration with Highlands and Islands Enterprise: Developing Your International Tourism Markets   The world is looking for business – switch on to your international potential at Developing Your International Tourism Markets, our one-day introductory workshop! Who’s it for? This fully-funded *FREE one-day workshop in partnership with Highlands & Islands Enterprise is aimed at […] ... Read more

15
Feb

Member Event: How to Survive GDRP – Seminar on Data Protection   We all need to understand and embrace Data Protection. This will be all the more important with the coming into force of the new European-wide data protection regime, the GDPR, in May 2018. Data Protection affects all businesses – irrespective of size or […] ... Read more