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Latest business survey

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands are being more cautious about investment in the desire to remain debt free, while many have repor...

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Winners of Highland Business Awards 2017 announced

Recognition was given to the achievements of businesses across the Highlands and Islands on Friday 28th September.

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New director apppointed

HIE has appointed a new director of business and sector development.

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New managers in Moray

HIE has appointed a new area manager and new head of business growth to its Moray team.

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€16.6m programme launched to support SME innovation

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in some of the most fragile areas of western Scotland are among those set to benefit from a new €16.6 ...

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Skills boost for Argyll construction industry

People in Argyll looking to develop skills in traditional construction methods and materials could benefit from a new initiative being fu...

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Employee ownership masterclass

Business owners will hear how employee ownership can boost profitability, motivation and company results at a special masterclass in Inve...

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Businesses invited to innovation workshop

Businesses in the Western Isles are being invited to a free workshop on the benefits of innovation.

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Shetland family business targets new global markets

A Shetland wool company which started five generations ago is set to increase international sales and create new jobs.

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EU delegation in Inverness

More than 20 academics, policy-makers and stakeholders from across Europe are in Inverness this week to share ideas on policies to help s...

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Major investment planned at Knockando Woolmill

Knockando Woolmill in rural Moray, Europe’s oldest district woolmill, is set to increase its productivity, competitiveness and turnover, ...

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Aquaculture supply chain £1m innovation fund opens

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands can now apply to a £1 million inn...

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Support for innovation

Businesses looking to develop a new product, process or service can access support and funding of up to £15,000 through HIE’s Innovate Yo...

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Venturefest 2017 - SME innovation summit

Venturefest Scotland 2017, the annual summit on innovation for SMEs, takes place at the Glasgow Science Centre on 20 September.

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£1million expansion for resurrected sand mine

A £1million expansion at a sand mine that re-opened in 2012 has created nine new jobs in rural Lochaber. Highlands and Islands Enterpr...

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Business innovation and investment hub opens in London

Scotland’s latest Innovation and Investment Hub, Scotland House, has officially opened in London with more than 450 businesses registerin...

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Shetland Business Week hailed a success

The first ever business week to be held in Shetland has been hailed a success.

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Scottish aquaculture sector report launched in Inverness

A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector was launched this week at the first meeting of the Industry Leade...

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