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February 22, 2021
Keeping You Informed – 22nd February 2021
Below you will find information regarding our upcoming webinar with Alastair Ross, Information from Highland Council on views for Short Term Let Licensing, The Weekly STA update and information on Cyber Week Scotland.
SkyeConnect Zoom Webinar with Alastair Ross Association of British Insurers
SkyeConnect members are invited this Thursday at 10.45 am to our zoom meeting. If you are thinking about becoming a member and would like to attend, please contact us at – email@example.com.
Highland Council report to Elected Members on the issues of Short Term Lets Licensing and Planning Control Areas
‘The Council has previously submitted feedback to the Government on its proposals on short-term letting in two separate consultation responses in 2019 and 2020. The Government has now lodged the proposed statutory instruments with the Scottish Parliament and the Local Government and Communities Committee has called for views on these.’
Full details here
Read the latest STA News Update
The update includes information on the Legislation for licensing scheme withdrawn from the Scottish Parliament, Reaction to the Scottish Government’s advice against booking Easter holidays and Marc Crothall’s opinion piece on the loss of the international market.
Full information can be found here – https://mailchi.mp/stalliance/staupdate18feb-4996118?e=d49a0f2ee3
Cyber Scotland Week 22nd – 28th February
This week of events’ mission is to educate, support and enable businesses, organisations, and individuals to protect themselves online.
Running all week from Monday 22 February, a series of virtual events are on offer designed to ensure you are cyber aware and secure online. With £190k a day in the UK being lost through cybercrime, everyone needs to help tackle this.
Sign up for one of the 90+ events available during Cyber Scotland Week. Come along and educate yourself, and take action to protect yourself and your organisation.
More information here – https://mailchi.mp/hient.co.uk/cyberscotlandweek?e=ad8b1b5b50
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