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Scone Palace to bring history to life with King Robert the Bruce Day

Scone Palace is taking visitors on a journey back in time this Sunday, 18th October to celebrate the history and heritage of one of Scotland’s most famous Kings, King Robert the Bruce, with a day of learning and fun-filled events including historical re-enactments of the King’s coronation, battle re-enactments and axe throwing demonstrations for both adults and children to enjoy. Hosted by the Strathleven Artizans, a Scottish group dedicated to promoting King Robert the Bruce and his historical links to

Glenturret Celebrates 240 Years of Distilling with Open Weekend

Celebrating 240 years of making whisky in Crieff, Glenturret Distillery is throwing open its doors to the public on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November, offering access-all-areas with free tours of Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery. Visitors will get the opportunity to immerse themselves in Glenturret Distillery’s history, sample some drams and learn about the traditional artisan methods that are still used to produce whisky on site, By Hand and By Heart, today. Wilde Thyme at Glenturret, the visitor attraction’s new

Glenturret Distillery Recognised for Food & Drink Excellence

Glenturret Distillery has been shortlisted at the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards 2015. Scotland’s oldest working distillery faces tough competition in the Excellence in Food & Drink category, as it will now go head to head with other local food & drink businesses for the title. 2015 is a big year for the Crieff-based visitor attraction as Glenturret distillery celebrates its 240th year of producing whisky ‘By Hand and By Heart’. The shortlisting is another great achievement for

ILM 3 Award in Leadership and Management Course

When you run your own business, sometimes it can feel like you’ve been thrown in at the deep end, especially if you are really good at what you do but have had no formal management training. Managing people without any formal training is challenging but if you’re keen to develop your abilities, Tickety Boo Training has a solution for you: The Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management is ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training,

Volpa nominated for business growth award

Perth based integrated communications agency, Volpa has been shortlisted for the Business Growth Award at this year’s Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards 2015. The recognition comes after a period of significant growth and in the same week that sees the business compete nationally for the title of CIPR’s Most Outstanding Small PR Consultancy this Thursday. Volpa has seen the team almost double in size this year, as well as wining a raft of new high profile clients, including

Duo of Business Star Nominations for Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels

Boosting their impressive credentials in tourism and customer service, Crieff Hydro and Action Glen have both been shortlisted at the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards 2015, which take place in a glittering ceremony to be held at the Hydro on 20th November. Receiving a nomination for the Excellence in Customer Service Award, Crieff Hydro hope that their team’s continued dedication to providing an exceptional and memorable guest experience secures them the title. Also receiving a nomination in the

Inveralmond Brewery Shortlisted for Food & Drink Award

Inveralmond Brewery have been shortlisted for the second year running for this year’s Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards 2015. After sensationally winning the Excellence in Food & Drink Produce Award 2014, the talented team hope to beat off tough competition from other local food and drink producers to retain their title. The Perth-based brewers pride themselves on brewing ‘Beautiful beer from the heart of Scotland’ and are thrilled to have been recognised by the local business community once

The Enchanted Forest Shortlisted for Tourism Business Star Award

Scotland’s premier sound and light event, The Enchanted Forest, has been shortlisted for the Excellence in Tourism & Leisure Award at the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards 2015. The nomination comes as visitors begin to descend on highland Perthshire, with around 55,000 expected throughout October in what will be its first four week run this year, reinforcing the event’s position as a major driver of tourism for Scotland. Organisers of the event, The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, hope

3 & 8 November – Management Today – Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) training course

Are you a manager who hasn’t received much management training? Would you like to learn more about delegation, management styles, giving feedback and other essential management skills? Management Today is a training course for managers, whether experienced or new, who ave not received much management training. You may have lots of experience in your specialist area of work, but as a manager, you have a whole new skill-set to acquire! Rowan Consultancy has combined forces with Perthshire Chamber of Commerce

9 & 10 November – Mediation Skills for HR and Managers

Do you spend a lot of time sorting things out when colleagues fall out? Would you like to learn simple mediation techniques to help colleagues resolve their differences? Perthshire Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Rowan Consultancy, is offering just the training you need! The 1.5 day course on November 9th and 10th will teach you a simple, practical mediation model, give you plenty of practice and explain the formal and informal methods of conflict resolution. Cost: £275+VAT, with 10%

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