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Life sciences

Highlands and Islands firms triumph in life science awards

An experienced business leader and a collaboration project from the Highlands and Islands have triumphed at Scotland’s annual Life Scienc...

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General HIE news

Step forward for new bridge linking Inverness Campus and retail park

Tenders are being invited by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to design and build a new bridge linking the north end of Inverness C...

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Business support

Business start-ups to fast-track with Pathfinder Accelerator

Eight businesses and entrepreneurs in the Highlands will start their journey on Pathfinder Accelerator tomorrow (Thursday 10 May) at An L...

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General HIE news

Survey shows optimism remains high among Highlands and Islands businesses

More than half (53%) of Highlands and Islands businesses plan to take on new staff in the coming year, and most plan to recruit them from...

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Creative industries

Scotland’s hottest new artists set to perform at this year’s XpoNorth festival

Scotland's leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth has announced the line-up of bands set to take the stage across various Inverne...

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Fort William businesses encouraged to be Business Brave

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is calling on businesses in Fort William to be ‘Business Brave’ and take the leap into trading ove...

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Energy

Highlands and Islands supply chain set to shine at All-Energy 2018

Thirty-four of the region’s businesses will take centre stage at the UK’s biggest renewable energy exhibition and conference in the SEC, ...

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Business support

Highland and Islands businesses urged to embrace German market

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has been urging business in the region to embrace international trade at its latest seminar, ‘Doin...

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Food and drink

Year of Young People video series

Our series of case study videos to mark the Year of Young People 2018 kicks off this month with a feature on 18-year-old Finlay Macdonald...

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Social enterprise

Product demand sparks expansion plans for Shetland social enterprise

A unique product developed by a community organisations in Shetland is proving so popular that the group’s trading company is launching a...

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Digital and broadband

Voucher scheme supports Gigabit business connections

Small and medium size businesses interested in investing in Gigabit connectivity are being encouraged to take advantage of a UK wide vouc...

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Business support

£95M MILL EXPANSION UNVEILED BY FIRST MINISTER

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, unveiled a new manufacturing line at Norbord’s Inverness plant on 23 April, following a £95m investment....

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General HIE news

XpoNorth unveils new national and international speakers

Scotland's leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth, has unveiled the next wave of speakers for the one-of-a-kind event this summer...

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Energy

HIE welcomes BiFab investment

News that new investment has been secured for fabrication firm BiFab has been welcomed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), which o...

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General HIE news

Rural banking survey extended

Individuals, businesses and community groups in and around 14 communities in the Highlands and Islands have an extra two weeks to take pa...

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General HIE news

Board members wanted for Highlands and Islands Enterprise

People with a wide range of skills and experience in business and community development are being invited to apply to join the Board of H...

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Business support

New partnership to support entrepreneurs

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands looking to grow and become more competitive are set to benefit from a new initiative for entrepre...

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Creative industries

HEBCELT TO CELEBRATE YOUNG TALENT

A celebration of the talented young musicians in the Outer Hebrides will be held in a series of shows and a headline spot during the isla...

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