Business interruption insurance | Victoria Leslie at Ledingham Chalmers

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Please see below article from Victoria Leslie at Ledingham Chalmers Solicitors on the latest Supreme Court decision regarding business interruption insurance. Interruption insurance — finally …. a lockdown lifeline  Victoria Leslie, partner, Ledingham Chalmers Many businesses forced to close thanks to COVID-19 were eagerly awaiting last week’s Supreme Court decision to find out if they may be able to recover their …

VIRTUAL Burns Supper – Monday 25th January

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Come together and celebrate Burns Night with a VIRTUAL Burns Supper on Monday 25th January. Enjoy a night of traditional Scottish music poetry, Highland dancers, pipes, the fiddle, a Mod Gold medallist, ceilidh dancing, and all the pomp and ceremony that goes with a usual Burns Supper. Prepare your own traditional dinner to be eaten at the suggested time in …

HIT Scotland New Tourism and Hospitality Talent Development Programme

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HIT Scotland have recently announced they are launching a new Tourism and Hospitality Talent Development Programme which will be funded by the Scottish Government. The programme has been designed to motivate and develop top talent in order to help with the recovery from the significant impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had across the Tourism and Hospitality sectors in Scotland. …

Moray Chamber Announces Two New Appointments

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Moray Chamber of Commerce has announced two new employees to their growing organisation. Based in their new Elgin Office, the new roles include Operations Manager and Administrator, both of which will support Chief Executive Sarah Medcraf. Kara Stewart, newly appointed Operations Manager and previous General Manager of the Craigellachie Hotel, brings a wealth of hospitality and business knowledge from her …

Never used the immigration system? TalentScotland are hosting useful webinars

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To help navigate the significant changes to UK immigration law and how these changes may affect access and retention of talent and recruitment plans going forward, TalentScotland is hosting webinars aimed at Scottish based SMEs who may be new to the immigration system, as well as for those companies who already hold a sponsor licence, listed below. The dates for …

Questionnaire for Moray UHI Student Dissertation

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A Quantitative Investigation of any Financial Implications within Small/Medium Enterprises in Moray, due to introduction of the Compulsory Pension Scheme. We’re delighted to help Karla Houghton collect data for her dissertation at Moray College UHI. Please spare a few minuted to complete this questionnaire: CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE 

APPRENTICESHIPS – DEC UPDATE

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The Apprenticeship Workstream has been meeting regularly to look at issues that affect apprenticeships, at all levels.  The workstream contains members from Scottish Government, Skills Development Scotland, Education Scotland as well as DYW representatives from SG, Glasgow, Western Isles, Lanarkshire and Dumfries & Galloway. This has allowed DYW to have dialogue with our partners as to what employers we engage …

Preparing for EU Exit and Chamber Customs

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With the EU Exit fast approaching you will need to be as prepared as you can be. We can confirm that customs documentation will be a requirement from 1st January 2021, with or without a trade deal with the EU. Please see below some useful links and attached check list which you may find helpful. https://www.gov.uk/transition UK tariffs from 1 …