The council is administering the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government.
Rates Relief: Retail, Hospitality,Leisure & Aviation industries
This will cover a range of businesses, including restaurants, bars, pubs, cafes, shops, cinemas, bingo halls and letting agents.
Support for Business in Scotland: #COVID-19 #Coronavirus
Businesses in Scotland are able to apply for a one off grant. This is in addition to the tax relief measures already announced in order to support them during the COVID-19 crisis.
What can remain open: #COVID-19 #Coronavirus
list of shops and businesses which can remain open
Orkney Business Festival: ‘Going Green’
Orkney’s hydrogen research was one of several projects highlighted last week at the Business Festival held in the Pickaquoy Centre.
Scottish Business Helpline: #Coronavirus #COVID-19 Update
The business helpline number is 0300 303 0660.
Business with a Heart Serving the Community
The Orkney Business Festival on this week heard from 3 successful social enterprises in the islands.
Scotland House: Is Your Business Signed Up?
Membership is available to Scottish public sector organisations with an economic development function, or private sector organisations who are currently trading, have a base in Scotland and are committed to growth.
Reaching Customers Outside of Orkney– Book Now : The Kyloe Story
Talk 2 – The Kyloe Story,12th February 7pm for a 7.30pm start at Kirkjuvagr Gin Distillery.
Technology & Innovation Expert Appointed Head of Aberdeen University Business School
“I feel the University’s new 2040 vision is an example about how to take things forward and that appealed to me”