FIDC Annual Report 2022/23 Launched

A digital copy of the 2022/23 FIDC Annual Report is now available to be downloaded here. If you would like to be added to the mailing list when the physical copies arrive, please e-mail communications@fidc.co.fk

FIDC Client Statistics 1st July – 31st December 2023

Graphical statisitics of FIDC Clients from July to August 2023

A total of 115 client enquiries were received by the Business Development Team between July and December 2023. An encouraging 67% of these enquiries related to the Green Business Programme. Green Business Programme Funding Accessed (including combination funding): 1 x Personal Green Loan 6 x Rural Energy Additional Generation Grant 6 x Thermal Efficiency (Domestic) […]

2023 FIDC Business Climate Survey Launched

FIDC is pleased to release its latest edition of the Business Climate Survey, a biennial survey conducted with its business association partners, Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce, Falkland Islands Tourism Association, and Rural Business Association. The survey remains a vital way to assess the confidence of the business community in the economy, to identify the […]

FIDC Portfolio Participation Programme Launch

FIDC Portfolio Participation information

FIDC is pleased to launch its new Portfolio Participation Program (PPP) to both individuals and businesses in the Falkland Islands. Under PPP, FIDC is opening up a portion of its interest payments from its loan portfolio to be purchased by up to 250 subscribers at a minimum £2,000 per subscription. Subscribing to PPP entitles subscribers […]

Human Resources and People Management with Harrison-Moody Training

Human Resources training through FIDC

A course focused on Human Resources and People Management skills organised by FIDC was delivered recently. The two-day course was held virtually at the Chamber of Commerce and was led by tutor Sophie Harrison-Moody of Harrison-Moody Training. The course programme comprised four modules; each with a mix of tutor-led input, combined with facilitated interactive discussions […]

Leadership & Management Development with Harrison-Moody Training

Attendees at the training session

Nigel Moody from Harrison-Moody Training travelled to the Islands to deliver a five-day Leadership and Management Development course, hosted by FIDC, to provide attendees with a better understanding of what constitutes effective leadership and management. The programme comprised a mix of tutor-led input, providing essential background information and context, combined with facilitated interactive discussions, group […]

40th Anniversary of FIDC

On the 31st of May 1983, after the recommendations of Lord Shackleton’s 1982 Economic Study, FIDC was born to be the agency to encourage and assist the economic development of the Islands through Agriculture, Tourism, Fishing and Industry. The Corporation was constituted when the FIDC Ordinance 1983 came into effect on the 14th of June […]

FIDC Client Statistics 1st July – 31st August 2023

Graphical representation of statics for FIDC clients

A total of 48 clients enquiries were received by the Business Development Team from the 1st of July to the 31st of August. An encouraging 65% of these enquiries related to the newly launched Green Business Programme. Green Business Programme Funding Accessed:3 x Commercial Green Loan1 x Personal Green Loan3 x Rural Energy Additional Generation […]

FIDC Team Members Gain Qualifications

Huge congratulations to Clare, Louise and Sue on completing their recent qualifications! Clare has completed a Coaching for Business course with City University of London. Sue has completed two courses; Mental Health Awareness for Managers and an Employment Law course. Louise completed her Leadership and Development course with Alliance Manchester Business School in January 2022 […]