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Importance of young recruits highlighted

Nearly four out of five businesses in the Highlands and Islands have highlighted the importance of employing and retaining young people a...

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Shetland entrepreneurs offered support

Shetland entrepreneurs are being encouraged to sign up to a new programme to help them improve the speed and success of their new product...

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Digital strategy for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs across the Highlands and Islands are being given the opportunity to learn how to create the most effective digital strategy...

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Moray firm involved in world’s largest floating river bank

A Moray based firm has been involved in an international contract to form the world’s largest floating river bank in France. Biomatrix Wa...

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Entrepreneur masterclasses

Entrepreneurs from across the Highlands and Islands are encouraged to attend new masterclasses to help scale up their businesses.

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Cabinet Secretary opens Elgin Business Park

Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and fair Work, Derek Mackay MSP today (Tuesday 17) marked the official start of construction at El...

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New industrial plots for Oban

Four new industrial development plots are to be created in Oban to enable local firms to grow and attract new companies to the area....

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Highland businesses urged to ‘Tech It Out’ with new technology placement programme

Businesses in the Highlands are being encouraged to take part in a new initiative that will enable them to benefit from increased student...

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Highlands and Islands entrepreneurs get back to school for summer

An Entrepreneurial Academy is being rolled out across the Highlands and Islands to support the region’s entrepreneurs accelerate their bu...

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Moray business people network in Forres

Around 50 business people from across Moray will gather in Forres on Wednesday (23 May) for a business breakfast

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Specialist support for entrepreneurs

The first in a series of specially tailored events featuring leading entrepreneurs from a range of industry sectors took place on on 23 M...

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Portree architect firm expands

Portree based architects, Rural Design, is set to create three new jobs and boost its turnover after securing a £58,000 business expansio...

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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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£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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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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Aquaculture supply firms urged to apply to innovation fund

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the aquaculture sector in the Highlands and Islands are being reminded of the £1m Accelerated Aquac...

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Co-Innovate workshops for businesses in the Outer Hebrides

Free workshops are taking place this month in Harris and Barra with a focus on how businesses can benefit from innovation.

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Apply now to SCALE up at residential business school

Applications are now open for up to 50 ambitious entrepreneurs eager to grow their business and learn from one of the world’s foremost en...

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