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April 19, 2021

Keeping You Informed – 19th April 2021

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

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Debt Management: A Path to Peace of Mind – 20 April – 2pm to 3pm

The ASSC is hosting a webinar online aimed at debt management and refinancing options for business owners throughout the Highlands.

The talk is aimed at businesses & organisations involved in the self-catering sector.

The webinar’s aim is also to facilitate small businesses approaching restructuring in order to survive and grow post crisis.

Register for the event FREE here –

Highland Hospitality Wants YOU! – Careers Event 28 April 2021

The session will be a LIVE event, entailing presentations from young speakers in the industry either doing an apprenticeship programme or working in the kitchen, front of house, housekeeping or managerial departments.

Each will speak about their individual career journeys and aspirations for the future, whilst giving useful practical advice about the recruitment process, should any audience participants wish to apply for a job, college course or apprenticeship in the industry. There will be a chance to ask speakers questions after all the presentations and the session will be recorded and made available afterwards.

Register for the event FREE here –

Presentation of Research Findings into Likely Visitor Intentions to Skye, Glasgow & Edinburgh post covid 29 April 2021

‘The first of a series of events on this topic, this public lecture and networking event will share the findings of a data-driven research project funded by ESRC IAA Accelerating Business Collaborations, and offer an opportunity to discuss the challenges facing the tourism industry.

Speakers Antonia Gieschen and Yuanming Qiu, will describe how their work reveals key visitor markets showing interest in visiting Scotland and its key tourism destinations post-COVID-19. Businesses based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Isle of Skye should find insights deriving from the project particularly useful.

Following the lecture, attendees will be invited to a virtual networking space at 17:00 – 17:30 BST, in which they will have the opportunity to meet researchers and other professionals and discuss key areas of interest.’

Register for the event FREE here –

Wild Scotland Survey on Re-Opening

‘We would be grateful if operators within the wildlife, adventure and activity sector could complete this quick survey to help us ascertain who will be opening when and what the 2021 season could potentially look like.

The survey should only take approximately 3 minutes to complete.’

Fill in the survey here –

STA Update 15th April

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