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BUSINESS INSIGHT: Golf drives regional prosperity for Highlands

22 March 2024
BUSINESS INSIGHT: Golf drives regional prosperity for Highlands

BUSINESS INSIGHT: Golf drives regional prosperity for Highlands

22 March 2024

Region's golf is up there with the best in the world, says our columnist.


BUSINESS FOCUS: Infrastructure just one of the challenges facing Highland businesses

23 February 2024
BUSINESS FOCUS: Infrastructure just one of the challenges facing Highland businesses

BUSINESS FOCUS: Infrastructure just one of the challenges facing Highland businesses

23 February 2024

As we seemingly move out of winter we cannot ignore the fact that in the Highlands the change in the climate continues to impact the economy.


BUSINESS INSIGHT: We urge government to prioritise funding that supports economic growth

26 January 2024
BUSINESS INSIGHT: We urge government to prioritise funding that supports economic growth

BUSINESS INSIGHT: We urge government to prioritise funding that supports economic growth

26 January 2024

Enterprise agencies and local authorities must have appropriate funding that drives investment, innovation and meaningful change, says our columnist.


Lost opportunities in Highlands frustrate business owners

22 December 2023
Lost opportunities in Highlands frustrate business owners

Lost opportunities in Highlands frustrate business owners

22 December 2023

Unfortunately many are having to restrict outputs to their markets due to lower staff numbers, says our columnist.


BUSINESS FOCUS: Reasons to be optimistic in a busy time for meetings and public engagement events

24 November 2023
BUSINESS FOCUS: Reasons to be optimistic in a busy time for meetings and public engagement events

BUSINESS FOCUS: Reasons to be optimistic in a busy time for meetings and public engagement events

24 November 2023

It has been a busy month of engagement for us and we continue to be optimistic that we have a significant role to play in the global economy.


What can we do to address significant challenges businesses face?

27 October 2023
What can we do to address significant challenges businesses face?

What can we do to address significant challenges businesses face?

27 October 2023

Our columnist says there is no time to spare when it comes to rural areas.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Scottish Government needs to regain the trust of Highland businesses

22 September 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: Scottish Government needs to regain the trust of Highland businesses

GRANT CAMPBELL: Scottish Government needs to regain the trust of Highland businesses

22 September 2023

We hope the Scottish Government works with businesses to deliver a deal that helps deliver a greener, fairer and growing economy, says our columnist.


SCDI: Golf is a key driver of Highland tourism

25 August 2023
SCDI: Golf is a key driver of Highland tourism

SCDI: Golf is a key driver of Highland tourism

25 August 2023

A range of courses help bring greater economic growth to the region, says our columnist.


SCDI: Highland housing crisis and A9 dualling must be addressed

21 July 2023
SCDI: Highland housing crisis and A9 dualling must be addressed

SCDI: Highland housing crisis and A9 dualling must be addressed

21 July 2023

Our columnist has raised issues with the relatively new housing minister Paul McLennan.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Collaboration will be key to us achieving our social and economic ambitions

23 June 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: Collaboration will be key to us achieving our social and economic ambitions

GRANT CAMPBELL: Collaboration will be key to us achieving our social and economic ambitions

23 June 2023

We need to consider just how important the Highlands and Islands has become to the national interest, says our columnist.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Biggest problem Highlands faces to realising a strong and prosperous future is housing

26 May 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: Biggest problem Highlands faces to realising a strong and prosperous future is housing

GRANT CAMPBELL: Biggest problem Highlands faces to realising a strong and prosperous future is housing

26 May 2023

The area has a diverse population where people want to live, work and contribute to society, says our columnist.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Collaboration is key to sustainable social and economic growth for Highland businesses

21 April 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: Collaboration is key to sustainable social and economic growth for Highland businesses

GRANT CAMPBELL: Collaboration is key to sustainable social and economic growth for Highland businesses

21 April 2023

There has never been such a wealth of opportunity across a wide range of sectors, says our columnist.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Environmental and health commitments are there, but engagement with Highland businesses is required

24 March 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: Environmental and health commitments are there, but engagement with Highland businesses is required

GRANT CAMPBELL: Environmental and health commitments are there, but engagement with Highland businesses is required

24 March 2023

New initiatives such as the Deposit Return Scheme and alcohol advertising are causing uncertainty.


GRANT CAMPBELL: We need a clear investment programme for A9 dualling to aid business opportunities

24 February 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: We need a clear investment programme for A9 dualling to aid business opportunities

GRANT CAMPBELL: We need a clear investment programme for A9 dualling to aid business opportunities

24 February 2023

SCDI in May 1972 called for roads upgrades in area.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Wider reaching social benefits of green freeport could be transformational

27 January 2023
GRANT CAMPBELL: Wider reaching social benefits of green freeport could be transformational

GRANT CAMPBELL: Wider reaching social benefits of green freeport could be transformational

27 January 2023

Magnitude of announcement by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak isn't lost on businesses.


Grant Campbell: Challenges for business are set to continue in 2023

23 December 2022
Grant Campbell: Challenges for business are set to continue in 2023

Grant Campbell: Challenges for business are set to continue in 2023

23 December 2022

Energy cost increases brought on by invasion of Ukraine will continue to present challenges to budgets and expenditure.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Tipping point reached as costs increase significantly for many

25 November 2022
GRANT CAMPBELL: Tipping point reached as costs increase significantly for many

GRANT CAMPBELL: Tipping point reached as costs increase significantly for many

25 November 2022

Seeing the first snowfall on Ben Wyvis was a stark reminder that energy costs continue to dominate challenges for households and businesses.


GRANT CAMPBELL: UK Gov UK Energy Bill Relief must run into 2024

28 September 2022
GRANT CAMPBELL: UK Gov UK Energy Bill Relief must run into 2024

GRANT CAMPBELL: UK Gov UK Energy Bill Relief must run into 2024

28 September 2022

Grant Campbell, Highland SCDI regional manager, argues that the UK Government's Energy Bill Relief scheme must run throughout 2023 and into 2024.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Costs put future of vitally important sections of our economy in a perilous spot

31 August 2022
GRANT CAMPBELL: Costs put future of vitally important sections of our economy in a perilous spot

GRANT CAMPBELL: Costs put future of vitally important sections of our economy in a perilous spot

31 August 2022

SCDI members are calling for decisive action and support for households and businesses with clarity, on strategy to navigate challenges.


GRANT CAMPBELL: Our resilience as people and as an economy will ensure future growth

27 July 2022
GRANT CAMPBELL: Our resilience as people and as an economy will ensure future growth

GRANT CAMPBELL: Our resilience as people and as an economy will ensure future growth

27 July 2022

The long summer days and warm sunny weather is a welcome boost for our region as we continue to see recovery for our members in the tourism industry.


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