“Money cannot mitigate the destruction of natural habitat. “
DWP & HMRC’s own figures show they cause more losses than benefit fraud does.
Benefit fraud accounts for just 1% of money paid in error. £1.05bn is the HMRC’s own fault!
Orkney Folk Encouraged to Shop Local
“Shopping locally is good for communities, good for the environment and great for the local economy, supporting 6780 workers in small businesses in Orkney.”
Challenges & Opportunities for Orkney Businesses
91% of Orkney businesses feel that the islands are a good place to be located with only a small number who would consider relocation.
Promoting Art & Business Links
A free training workshop will be held at Kirkwall & St Ola Community Centre in Kirkwall on Thursday 29th March 1 – 4pm
EU Proposed Changes to VAT
It is hoped that this measure will help small and middle businesses
Orkney College UHI Forging Links with Local Businesses
A number of Orkney businesses were in attendance, as well as members of HIE, OIC Harbours Service and Orkney Islands Council.
Supporting Small Businesses in Orkney
£1.6 million has been spent across Orkney to support local businesses this year through the scheme.
Does Your School Have A Winning Business Idea?
The deadline to apply for registration and business plans for Tycoon in Schools has been extended to 20th October.
Meeting the Buyers in Orkney
Orkney Islands Council wished to keep ‘the money in Orkney and put it back into the local economy’.