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General HIE news

Crofters vote in favour of working with HIE on plans for UK's first Spaceport

Plans to establish the UK’s first spaceport in north-west Sutherland have taken a major step forward.

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Lecht Ski Centre set to guarantee snow

The Lecht ski centre in Moray is set to boost its turnover by around £200,000, support 39 jobs and create a further 1.5 full time equival...

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Business support

Drones and UAVs feature at Moray Business Week

#hellodigital, part of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), is working with national trade body ARPAS-UK to bring the latest in drone ...

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Tourism

Report outlines £27m vision for Cairngorm

A major new study has set out a five to ten year vision to create a world class year-round recreational resort at Cairngorm Mountain, sub...

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Business support

Moray entrepreneurs get pitch perfect

This November, entrepreneurs in Moray have the chance to attend a workshop that will leave them pitch perfect.

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Business support

Branding the Highlands and Islands a business success

Highlands and Islands businesses will have the opportunity to develop their brand to help them stand out against the competition at a ser...

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£1m investment in snowmaking at Cairngorm

The Board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has approved a £1m investment in snowmaking equipment for Cairngorm to ensure the mou...

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Young Highlanders selected for new entrepreneur programme

Eleven young Highland entrepreneurs have been selected to take part in a new business growth programme to drive their businesses forward ...

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General HIE news

Eann appointed area manager in Caithness and Sutherland

Eann Sinclair is our new area manager for Caithness and Sutherland.

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Cairngorm update

Cairngorm is very much open for business and plans are underway to ensure the hill is ready to welcome snowsports enthusiasts when the sn...

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General HIE news

Millennials and managers; Mars and Venus

With a current vacancy for a Modern Apprenticeship in the team, Helen Herd, senior HR manager with HIE, looks at bridging generational ga...

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Community and cultural development

Support for new social enterprise development ideas

HIE is supporting the fourth round of LaunchMe, an accelerator programme for start-up social enterprises.

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Tourism

Scottish Mountain Bike Conference 2018

Mountain bike legends, business leaders, senior politicians, leading academics, the CEO of British Cycling, young mountain bikers, trail ...

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General HIE news

Enterprise and Skills Board publishes Strategic Plan

Scotland’s Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board has published its Strategic Plan.

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Business support

Moray Business Week 2018

Cybersecurity, using drones and understanding responsibilities under GDPR are just some of the workshop topics in this year’s Moray Busin...

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General HIE news

The crucial role of property in regional development

Dave Macleod, our recently appointed head of property and infrastructure, reflects on the crucial role that property plays in regional de...

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Food and drink

Salmon farming report welcomed

New figures published today (Monday 15th October) by the Scottish Government show 2017 as a positive year for Scottish salmon farming pro...

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Fair Isle celebrates 24 hours power

A new renewable energy system on Fair Isle will go live today (Friday 12 October) as the community celebrates reliable 24 hours power for...

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