Associated Seafoods win Moray Business Award at Chamber’s of Commerce’s annual Business Awards Dinner as £10,000 is raised for Moray Reach Out

A RECORD crowd of 400 witnessed Associated Seafoods pick up The Moray Business Award at Moray Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Awards Dinner on Friday night. Host George McNeil, sponsor Kirsty Dagnan (of William Grant & Sons) and award winner Henry Angus of Associated Seafoods. ..17th Annual Moray Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner, held at … Read more

Jordan strives to cement ties with Oman in economic field.

Muscat: Amjad Al Quhaiwi, Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the Sultanate of Oman, said that the two countries share model relations based on their deep-rooted historical ties. In a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA), Al Quhaiwi pointed out that fraternal relations gain further strength and continuity under the wise leaderships of … Read more

99 Durga puja pandals bag Bengal government award

The West Bengal government has decided to felicitate 99 Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata and adjoining areas with Biswa Bangla Sharad Samman – 2022 awards in four categories — ‘best of the best’, ‘special selection’, ‘innovative idea’ and ‘environment-friendly’, an official statement said. Chetla Agrani and Surchi Sangha, patronized by state ministers Firhad Hakim and … Read more

Winners of Highland Business Awards announced in Inverness

Highland Business Awards 2022 Nominees Winners of the annual Highland Business Awards have been announced today in Inverness. A special celebration at the Drumossie Hotel brought to a close this year’s Highland Business Week. Organized by Inverness Chamber of Commerce, the week also included the Highland Spotlight networking event at Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness. At … Read more

Rediscover Peterhead Business Improvement District fails in second term bid

Rediscover Peterhead Business Improvement District (BID) has been unsuccessful in its efforts to serve for a consecutive five-year term. Following recent voting among BID levy payers, the ballot closed at 5pm on Thursday, September 29 with 127 votes cast in the ballot as follows (full breakdown below): YES – in favor of the Business Improvement … Read more

Lifestyle Towns Under Pressure from E-Changers

Michael and Karen moved from Melbourne to Castlemaine, about 130km northwest of Victoria’s capital, in mid-2020, using, like tens of thousands of Australians, the shift to remote work to make a larger lifestyle change. They sold the small two-room inner-urban apartment they had bought in 2018 and bought a large three-bedroom home on a 1200 … Read more

What are the different types of abortion procedures available in India?

The Supreme Court of India on Thursday ruled that all women, married or not, are entitled to safe and legal abortion under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. While it’s legal, many women struggle to understand what the abortion procedure is all about, and what are the different types they can opt for. Simply … Read more

First glimpse inside Inverness Campus’s Life Sciences Innovation Centre

Life Sciences Innovation Center at Inverness Campus. Picture: Gillian Frampton/HIE A new facility at Inverness Campus is on track to start generating fresh commercial opportunities from early 2023, including creating high-value career openings. The £9 million Life Sciences Innovation Centre, being developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and UHI, is scheduled to open for … Read more

KAPSARC: Saudi economy 60% more resilient to oil market shocks as a result of Vision 2030 reforms

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s economy, measured by total gross domestic product (GDP), is estimated to become 60% more resilient to oil price shocks by 2030, according to a new study by the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC). Vision 2030’s economic reforms will make Saudi households’ consumption 40% less volatile, stabilize economic activity, … Read more

Young Caithness entrepreneurs urged to tap potential of IMPACT30 scheme run by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)

Deborah Tait: ‘IMPACT30 is about expanding and strengthening the growing network of young entrepreneurs in the Highlands and Islands, by fueling their ambition, confidence and commitment and helping them to succeed.’ Young business leaders in the Highlands are being urged to apply to a year-long program aimed at developing the next generation of entrepreneurs. IMPACT30 … Read more