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Chamber members succeed at Highland Business Awards

06/10/2017

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 […]...

Flexible Workforce Developments Fund

05/10/2017

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.  […]...

Lochaber Geopark Busy Month Ahead

05/10/2017

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 […]...

Marine Harvest Staff Climb Ben Nevis

05/10/2017

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 […]...

West Highland Hotel Awarded Green Tourism Gold Award

05/10/2017

West Highland Hotel Awarded Green Tourism Gold Award The West Highland Hotel and Terrace Restaurant have recently been awarded the Prestigious Green Tourism Gold Business Award.  Sine & Gavin Davis have worked tirelessly to improve the running of the business to allow it to operate in an efficient and environmentally friendly way.  This has been […]...

Question Time Panel 2017

14/09/2017

Question Time Panel 2017 We are delighted to announce a Question Time Event sponsored by Read Coaching as part of Ideas Week 2017! Come along and enjoy Question Time, a free Event on Monday 13th November at 2.30pm. This year the event is being hosted by Laurence Young of Glencoe Activities, Question Time will be focused […]...

Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 in partnership with Nevis Range: Sponsors

11/09/2017

Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 Sponsors With Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 fast approaching we are excited to announce this years event sponsors: This year’s Lochaber Ideas Week presented by Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is sponsored by Nevis Range  Nevis Range in Fort William, home to the UK’s only mountain gondola; is the mountain experience for all […]...

Launch of new CO-INNOVATE business support service for Lochaber

11/09/2017

    INVITATIONS FOR BUSINESSES IN LOCHABER Lochaber businesses are invited to attend two forthcoming FREE events in the local area that kick off an exciting new five-year programme of support for local businesses who want to develop and grow through innovation.  The CO-INNOVATE programme is specifically designed to assist businesses of all shapes and […]...

Ian Blackford MP supportive of Corpach Boatbuilding Company expansion plans

01/09/2017

Corpach Boatbuilding Company plans for third slipway to accommodate key local vessels Local MP Ian Blackford recently visited Corpach Boatbuilding Company in Fort William to hear from Managing Director, Don Hind about ambitious new plans the company has to increase the size and facilities of their yard to accommodate vessels such as the Corran ferry […]...

West Highland College UHI shortlisted for three awards

01/09/2017

West Highland College UHI Employment and Development Team (EDT) has been shortlisted for three awards at the Scottish Training Federation Awards 2017. The three categories are: Employability Fund Achiever of the Year Most Innovative & Creative Employability Provider of the Year Employability Provider of the Year. Sue Macfarlane, Vice Principal Academic Affairs: “It’s a real […]...

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 […] ... Read more

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.  […] ... Read more

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 […] ... Read more

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 […] ... Read more

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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 […] ... Read more

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 […] ... Read more

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 […] ... Read more