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Coming out of LockDown

Posted on 31 May 2020

On 28th May, the First Minister announced the Scottish Government’s 4 Phase plan for coming out of lockdown. This “route map” sets out the decision making path that will inform the timing of each phase being activated, guided by the scientific evidence and priority of protecting the health and safety of the people of Scotland. […]

Insights & Info – Webinars

Posted on 31 May 2020

In recent weeks, there have been an increasing number of webinars taking place to provide insights & information from a wide range of partners and organisations. We’ve listed some of these below and will try to keep you updated as new ones come up. If you are running a webinar directly, or are aware of […]

Latest COVID19 Visitor Research

Posted on 20 May 2020

There is a lot of research now being made available that provides insights into what the tourism sector might look like in the months and years to come. Below we’ve provided links to some of the latest information that you might find useful. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) have published the second wave […]

FREE staff training from home

Posted on 15 April 2020

HIT Scotland and Criton Apps have teamed up to provide free training for your staff from home Learn @ Home with HIT! They’ve pulled together a collection of self development links and activities that will help staff continue to be engaged with the industry and update their skills and knowledge while at home. The free […]

Find Business Support – help and advice

Posted on 7 April 2020

Find Business Support offers a single portal to find Coronavirus continuity advice for businesses in Scotland. Visit: https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/ In addition to advice and information about funding sources, FBS have specific advice for tourism business continuity, including a specific “tourism industry” checklist or advice from Scottish Enterprise on the steps you should take to mitigate disruption. Download the […]

Tourism industry advice during COVID-19

Posted on 6 March 2020

We know that the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus is a real concern for tourism businesses. Keep up-to-date with the most relevant industry information from trusted sources. The STA are issuing three updates per week, with all the most up-to-date information for the sector. Sign up here: https://scottishtourismalliance.co.uk/sta-update/ VisitScotland have created a dedicated advice page […]

Keep your business cyber secure

Posted on 3 March 2020

Over the years we’ve all gotten used to increasing our online business – but in the last few weeks we’ve all had to get to grips with new systems, software and home-working set-ups. Make sure that you are keeping your business safe by following the NCSC’s guidance to help prepare for an increase in home […]

Need an extra pair of hands this summer?

Posted on 15 February 2020

The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Santander Universities UK, offer match funding and recruitment support for 8 week full time summer internships in small and medium sized enterprises. The deadline for applications is 11 March 2020 and for more information on eligibilty, timelines and the support available please download the document below.

Free Settled Status Application Support Workshops

Posted on 15 February 2020

The EU Citzens’ Rights Project is running 2 free information and support sessions to help EU/EEA citzens living in Scotland with their EU Settlement Scheme applications – the first on 25 February at The Crannie and the second on 3 March at the Kimpton Charlotte Square – follow the links for booking information. More information […]