P&J present a FREE Business Breakfast with Ledingham Chalmers

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

The P&J are hosting a Business Breakfast, free for businesses, on Tuesday 16 April at 8am. Focussing on ‘the return of the employment tribunal’  See the image for more details Moray College UHI, Elgin Booking is through Neil at the P&J by email: neil.mcgregor@ajl.co.uk    

VIBES Awards urge Moray businesses to become sustainable leaders and boost growth

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Businesses in Moray are being encouraged to become world leaders in sustainability and embrace the economic opportunities that environmental changes can bring. The VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards (VIBES) is celebrating its 20th year and is calling on Scottish businesses to mark the milestone by helping to tackle the environmental challenges facing Scotland and the rest of the world. Businesses …

THE THIRD FINDHORN BAY FESTIVAL EXCEEDS ALL TARGETS!

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Organisers of the 2018 Findhorn Bay Festival reveal spectacular evaluation results showing the Festival drew the largest audience to date, a substantial economic impact and extensive community involvement. The third biennial Findhorn Bay Festival took place in and around the Forres area in Moray from the 26 September to 1 October 2018 with many sold out performances, free shows and …

New training provider will save Moray businesses time and money

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

BUSINESSES in Moray can now have all their training needs catered for on their doorstep thanks to the launch of a new firm. The Training Folk is a consultancy set up by an all-female team with the aim of being the one-stop shop for a client’s training needs. Run by Hazel Fraser and Laura McFadden, the business partners are aiming …

What a week for the Elgin Youth Development Group!

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

The Elgin Youth Development Group (EYDG) achieved national recognition by winning the Community Based Youth Work Award at the YouthLink Scotland Awards last week. This award recognises the importance of taking a community based approach to youth work. Sarah Fiske, who was there to receive the award explained what the win means: “It’s been an amazing week for the youth …

MORAY COUNCIL RULES OUT WORKPLACE PARKING LEVY

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SNP Councillors in Moray have ruled out introducing the Workplace Parking Levy in the region. Council Leader Graham Leadbitter says that while there is significant interest in a Tourist Tax, which he believes could have a ‘massive benefit’ for Moray, there is no obvious benefit from the introduction of a Workplace Parking Levy, saying it is more suited to larger …

Moray Chamber AGM

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

This year’s AGM was kindly hosted in the excellent events hall at Baxters Highland Village on 23rd Jan 2019. The event gathered together over 20 members old and new to hear about 2018’s achievements, and plans for 2019 from the teams here at Moray Chamber (Sarah Medcraf), DYW Moray (Sarah Medcraf) and Moray Speyside Tourism (Laurie Piper). Highlights covered include the Chamber’s biggest Annual Dinner …

Small Business Saturday Toolkit #SmallBizSatUK

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Moray is FULL of small businesses so let’s get on board and celebrate Small Business Saturday, this 1st December! With a little consideration there are often so many ways that we can substitute a trip to an international giant for one of the hidden independent gems that are doing such a good job in towns and villages across our region. …