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DAVID RICHARDSON: Time to get back to business as dust settles on Highland Council elections

22 May 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: Time to get back to business as dust settles on Highland Council elections

DAVID RICHARDSON: Time to get back to business as dust settles on Highland Council elections

22 May 2022

The FSB's man in the Highlands has his say on what Highland Council needs to do to boost business prospects.


OPINION: Sobering statistics tell the story of a tough year for businesses in Ross-shire

01 January 2022
OPINION: Sobering statistics tell the story of a tough year for businesses in Ross-shire

OPINION: Sobering statistics tell the story of a tough year for businesses in Ross-shire

01 January 2022

Some businesses opened and closed twice during the year and new statistics reveal the extent of the challenges faced.


Opinion: FSB's man in the Highlands wants to see small businesses supported in climate change action

20 November 2021
Opinion: FSB's man in the Highlands wants to see small businesses supported in climate change action

Opinion: FSB's man in the Highlands wants to see small businesses supported in climate change action

20 November 2021

Opinion: Bold climate change action will only succeed if small firms are included


Why are Highland businesses punching above their weight in the award stakes?

25 September 2021
Why are Highland businesses punching above their weight in the award stakes?

Why are Highland businesses punching above their weight in the award stakes?

25 September 2021

If you're proud of your business, why not enter it for an award? There are several good reasons to do so...


Business Briefing: We must do all we can to make hospitality jobs attractive

08 August 2021
Business Briefing: We must do all we can to make hospitality jobs attractive

Business Briefing: We must do all we can to make hospitality jobs attractive

08 August 2021

David Richardson on what needs to be done to keep the Highlands at the top of the tourism game.


Business Briefing: Solve the staffing problem to secure tourism's future

04 July 2021
Business Briefing: Solve the staffing problem to secure tourism's future

Business Briefing: Solve the staffing problem to secure tourism's future

04 July 2021

David Richardson of the FSB on a mixed picture for the tourist sector across the Highlands and elsewhere.


Opinion: Inverness, Moray and Speyside firms still have much to worry about, warns David Richardson of FSB

19 June 2021
Opinion: Inverness, Moray and Speyside firms still have much to worry about, warns David Richardson of FSB

Opinion: Inverness, Moray and Speyside firms still have much to worry about, warns David Richardson of FSB

19 June 2021

Why do three in 10 hospitality businesses in Inverness, Moray, Badenoch and Strathspey fear for their survival, asks David Richardson of FSB


OPINION: Why small business group's message to Highland Holyrood hopefuls on self-employment really matters

01 May 2021
OPINION: Why small business group's message to Highland Holyrood hopefuls on self-employment really matters

OPINION: Why small business group's message to Highland Holyrood hopefuls on self-employment really matters

01 May 2021

Self-employment is becoming less popular as a career option in the Highlands – and that matters.


Business Briefing: 'Self-employment must be reinstated as a first choice career option in Scotland'

28 April 2021
Business Briefing: 'Self-employment must be reinstated as a first choice career option in Scotland'

Business Briefing: 'Self-employment must be reinstated as a first choice career option in Scotland'

28 April 2021

David Richardson of FSB is concerned that self-employment is becoming a less popular career option in the Highlands.


Future can be bright for Ross-shire businesses – so let's not desert them now

11 April 2021
Future can be bright for Ross-shire businesses – so let's not desert them now

Future can be bright for Ross-shire businesses – so let's not desert them now

11 April 2021

David Richardson reflects on a turbulent year for business and looks forward to future prospects given the proper support.


OPINION: We must invest to maintain Ross-shire's lifeblood industry

22 March 2021
OPINION: We must invest to maintain Ross-shire's lifeblood industry

OPINION: We must invest to maintain Ross-shire's lifeblood industry

22 March 2021

Small business group development manager David Richardson believes tourism has been a "Cinderella industry" for too long.


Let's show some love to the beating hearts of our villages and towns

02 March 2021
Let's show some love to the beating hearts of our villages and towns

Let's show some love to the beating hearts of our villages and towns

02 March 2021

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could make Ross-shire’s towns and villages first-choice places for both starting and relocating businesses?


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