Month: November 2020

delivery charges

RELEASE: MP praises CAB for their Fair Delivery Charges campaign

Highland MP, Drew Hendry has praised the Inverness, Badenoch & Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau and Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau for their local Fair Delivery Charges campaign; which seeks to raise awareness of the detriment caused to local people by delivery surcharging and the lack of transparency around the use of surcharges. The campaign led by …

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scottish national investment

Scottish National Investment Bank: An innovative approach to future investment in Scotland

The newly launched Scottish National Investment Bank provides an eagerly awaited platform for a more innovative approach to future investment in Scotland. It’s not supposed to operate like other banks; for a start, its shareholders are you and me – the Scottish people. With a mission to think differently and independently, it’s the champion of …

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protect jobs

Two simple priorities; protect people, protect jobs

For Government, there should be two simple priorities during this pandemic; the first is to protect people in our communities by preventing the virus from spreading, the second is to protect jobs and livelihoods. Healthy communities need as close to full employment as possible, not just because families need to put food on the table, …

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highlife highland

RELEASE: Highlife Highland bounce-back campaign is pro-active and safety focused

Local MP, Drew Hendry has raised a motion in the UK Parliament to recognise the work of Highlife Highland employees and management during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Hendry paid tribute to the over 500 Highlife Highland staff who signed up to volunteer during the pandemic and went on to congratulate the team on their efforts …

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self-employed

RELEASE: Further financial blow for the self-employed

SNP URGE UK GOV TO PREVENT ANOTHER FINANCIAL HIT FOR THE SELF EMPLOYED The SNP’s Shadow Business Secretary has called on the UK government to immediately announce an extension the suspension of the Minimum Income Floor (MIF) within Universal Credit beyond 13th November to prevent another financial blow for self-employed people during the coronavirus crisis …

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future

Setting out long term ambitions is never easy but it is necessary

Across our city pavements, we see the ability of the Highlands to realise our ambitions. Gigabit speed broadband connectivity is becoming a reality, and in this, we are ahead of many other UK city’s and even across Europe. Almost a year to the start of City Fibre’s project launch, we have cutting edge digital infrastructure …

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