Businesses in crisis, foodbanks in demand…these are part of the focus for the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast which is available to download now – giving an insight into problems being faced by an island almost entirely dependent on tourism and visitors to run its economy.
In the second edition of Skyetime, journalist and publicist Simon Cousins shares more stories and information to help the community of Skye - and elsewhere – through the Covd-19 crisis and lockdown.
This week Marc Crothall, the CEO of the Scottish Tourism Alliance, describes the process of negotiating with Government ministers to secure the financial support needed by tourism businesses of all sizes.
Sam and Mark Crowe of the Old Croft House B&B and Skye Bike Shack - share their experience of going from financial security to the breadline in a matter of weeks.
Accountant, Faye Macleod, offers advice to companies applying for Government support and Rosie Woodhouse describes the dramatic surge in demand at the island’s foodbanks.
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