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DAVID RICHARDSON: Depressing outlook in terms of business confidence, with an uncertain future ahead

15 August 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: Depressing outlook in terms of business confidence, with an uncertain future ahead

DAVID RICHARDSON: Depressing outlook in terms of business confidence, with an uncertain future ahead

15 August 2022

The Inverness Courier columnist discusses how Highland businesses are responding to current challenges.


DAVID RICHARDSON: Boost rural areas with UK levelling up funds

21 July 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: Boost rural areas with UK levelling up funds

DAVID RICHARDSON: Boost rural areas with UK levelling up funds

21 July 2022

Highland Council is now consulting on how best to invest its £9.4 million share of the UK government’s shared prosperity fund.


DAVID RICHARDSON: We must hope for last-minute holiday bookings in the Highlands

22 June 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: We must hope for last-minute holiday bookings in the Highlands

DAVID RICHARDSON: We must hope for last-minute holiday bookings in the Highlands

22 June 2022

Businesses in the Highlands are hoping for a busy summer to keep them afloat.


David Richardson: We want to see the council buy even more goods locally to help firms

17 May 2022
David Richardson: We want to see the council buy even more goods locally to help firms

David Richardson: We want to see the council buy even more goods locally to help firms

17 May 2022

David Richardson talks about the new Highland Council administration and how they can best support their communities.


DAVID RICHARDSON – Business Focus: Election choices could have big impact on the Highland economy, says FSB north representative

20 April 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON – Business Focus: Election choices could have big impact on the Highland economy, says FSB north representative

DAVID RICHARDSON – Business Focus: Election choices could have big impact on the Highland economy, says FSB north representative

20 April 2022

Business Focus – Make the right choice for for the north economy at the polling booth


DAVID RICHARDSON: Impact of war in Ukraine is adding to the uncertainty that businesses in the Highlands are faced with

16 March 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: Impact of war in Ukraine is adding to the uncertainty that businesses in the Highlands are faced with

DAVID RICHARDSON: Impact of war in Ukraine is adding to the uncertainty that businesses in the Highlands are faced with

16 March 2022

Opinion: Just as we should be preparing to welcome back our international visitors, David Richardson warns that normality has yet to be restored


Opinion: FSB study finds Highland firms in a better position than this time last year, but 'things still far from rosy'

22 January 2022
Opinion: FSB study finds Highland firms in a better position than this time last year, but 'things still far from rosy'

Opinion: FSB study finds Highland firms in a better position than this time last year, but 'things still far from rosy'

22 January 2022

Opinion: FSB Highland development manager says working together can help build trade and confidence


Opinion: If Highland businesses are to survive and thrive, then those in dire need must be supported

23 December 2021
Opinion: If Highland businesses are to survive and thrive, then those in dire need must be supported

Opinion: If Highland businesses are to survive and thrive, then those in dire need must be supported

23 December 2021

Business Focus: FSB Highland manager David Richardson fears social contact concerns will hit business hopes for a final boost from 2021


Opinion: Governments must support businesses as they begin the long recovery from Covid, says FSB Highland spokesman

19 August 2021
Opinion: Governments must support businesses as they begin the long recovery from Covid, says FSB Highland spokesman

Opinion: Governments must support businesses as they begin the long recovery from Covid, says FSB Highland spokesman

19 August 2021

Business Focus: Moving out of Level Zero is an important milestone for business, but more still needs to be done


Opinion: More work is needed to make tourism jobs a desirable option, says FSB's man in the Highlands

24 July 2021
Opinion: More work is needed to make tourism jobs a desirable option, says FSB's man in the Highlands

Opinion: More work is needed to make tourism jobs a desirable option, says FSB's man in the Highlands

24 July 2021

Opinion: Highlands need to make it as easy as possible to recruit staff


Business Focus: Inverness, Moray and Speyside firms still have much to worry about, warns David Richardson of FSB

19 June 2021
Business Focus: Inverness, Moray and Speyside firms still have much to worry about, warns David Richardson of FSB

Business Focus: Inverness, Moray and Speyside firms still have much to worry about, warns David Richardson of FSB

19 June 2021

Why do three in 10 hospitality businesses in Inverness, Moray, Badenoch and Strathspey fear for their survival, asks David Richardson of FSB


Opinion: As the Highlands emerge from lockdown access to cash concerns are back on the agenda

21 May 2021
Opinion: As the Highlands emerge from lockdown access to cash concerns are back on the agenda

Opinion: As the Highlands emerge from lockdown access to cash concerns are back on the agenda

21 May 2021

Business Focus: Not everyone in the Highlands has grasped the concept of a cashless society so access remains a key issue


Business Focus: 'Self-employment must be reinstated as a first choice career option in Scotland'

26 April 2021
Business Focus: 'Self-employment must be reinstated as a first choice career option in Scotland'

Business Focus: 'Self-employment must be reinstated as a first choice career option in Scotland'

26 April 2021

David Richardson of FSB is concerned that self-employment is becoming a less popular career option in the Highlands.


When visitors are faced with poor infrastructure, it lets the whole Highlands down, says FSB spokesman

20 March 2021
When visitors are faced with poor infrastructure, it lets the whole Highlands down, says FSB spokesman

When visitors are faced with poor infrastructure, it lets the whole Highlands down, says FSB spokesman

20 March 2021

Tourism is the only game in town for Highland-wide recovery and Highland Council must take it more seriously, says David Richardson of FSB


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