“I’m delighted that the businesses of Kirkwall voted to keep the heart in Kirkwall with Kirkwall BID. ” Kirkwall BID Chair, Duncan McLean
Sacha Woolham Appointed As A Business Ambassador
“Women’s businesses are a crucial part of our economy.” Sacha Woolham
Success for Orkney Business Peedie Models in UK Enterprise Awards
Peedie Models which provides a full range of design, manufacturing, and custom building services has won ‘Best Model Railway Kits Design & Manufacturing Business 2021’ from SME News through its UK Enterprise Awards.
Support for Island Businesses
Orkney Islands Council expects to be very busy with a ‘high demand’ for the Scottish Government’s Island Equivalent Payment Fund which will be administered by the OIC.
Coronavirus-Related Business Interruption Losses To Be Paid
““This decision was long overdue, but it will be of huge relief to all those businesses across the Highlands and Islands which took out business interruption insurance who have yet to receive a penny.”
Orkney Local Business Champion Awards
The awards are aimed at any businesses with up to 50 employees, including hairdressers, cafes, accountants, solicitors and graphic designers.
Ideas Cafe Supporting Enterprising Rural Young People
“The Ideas Festival inspired me to come up with a way of sharing what countryside rangers do in a format that I hadn’t considered before.”
Do You Have What It Takes ? Business Steering Group Looks For Nominations
“We need people who have ambition for the county and can commit time to this group.”
Guidance for Small Businesses #Covid19
“Over 98% of all businesses in Scotland have less than 50 employees so it is critically important that they can re-open as soon as it is safe to do so.”
Orkney Business Advisory Group To Be Established
The two-hour online meeting is open to all businesses to give a representative viewpoint in its advice to the OIC .