Keeping You Informed – 16th November 2021

Our round up of the latest news and information affecting livelihoods and businesses on Skye.

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Mood of the nation on recovery – consumer research

In this latest edition of ClearSight® on Recovery, we provide an update on the mood of UK consumers, activity levels during September and readiness to re-engage with the out-of-home economy.

ClearSight-on-Recovery-October-report.pdf (bva-bdrc.com)

The UK Hoteliers Charter

The Hoteliers’ Charter was drawn up in 2020 to raise the profile of the hospitality industry and promote hospitality as a profession of choice to parents, schools, colleges, universities and careers influencers.

Founder Sally Beck, general manager of The Royal Lancaster London and Hotelier of the Year 2019, conceived the idea to help dispel the notion that those working in hotels work ‘long hours for little pay’.

The Hoteliers’ Charter has already secured the support of industry bodies, The Master Innholders, UKHospitality, St Julian’s Scholars and The Institute of Hospitality along with many hotel general managers.

The Hoteliers’ Charter is designed to raise the profile of our industry in the public arena, advocating working in hotels as a great career choice. The Charter Hoteliers’ role is to encourage employment from their locality into the wider hospitality industry, primarily through hotels.

Hoteliers Charter • Home • Hospitality Reimagined

Gaelic Cultural Advisers recruited to support Spirit of the Highlands – Inverness Castle Renovation project

Às leth Chomhairle na Gàidhealtachd, tha High Life na Gàidhealtachd an t-seachdain seo air dearbhadh gun d’ fhuaireadh duais £5,000 bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig airson taic a chur ri Comhairlichean Cultar Gàidhlig airson pròiseact Caisteal Inbhir Nis – Spiorad na Gàidhealtachd.

On behalf of The Highland Council, High Life Highland this week confirmed an award of £5,000 has been made by Bòrd na Gàidhlig to support the appointment of Gaelic Cultural Advisors to the Inverness Castle – Spirit of the Highlands project.

Caistean Inbhir Nis a’ fastadh Chomhairlichean Cultar Gàidhlig – High Life Highland

Letter from Kate Forbes to business organisations requesting adherence to Covid Protocols

Follow this link to read the letter in full:

Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Economy (scottishtourismalliance.co.uk)

80 second brand film “Scotland is Open’ highlights our values

Scotland is kindness, respect and generosity. Scotland is determination, creativity and curiosity. We are castles, lochs and mountains. We are students, explorers, innovators. We are Scotland and good things live here. 

We’ve come a long way and you could too.  Study, invest, live,  work, or visit, Scotland is waiting, and open to you.…

#ScotlandIsNow 

The Official Gateway to Scotland | Scotland.org

Highland Council Nature Restoration fund for communities

The Highland Council is inviting communities to apply for a share of a new fund to support nature restoration projects.

The Nature Restoration Fund (NRF) is a new capital fund, established by the Scottish Government, designed to help support projects that will deliver nature restoration, safeguard wildlife, and tackle the causes of biodiversity loss due to climate change. 

The Highland Council has been allocated £200,000 towards capital projects that meet the fund’s criteria.

Highland Council invites applications for new Nature Restoration Fund | The Highland Council

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