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Businesses take action to improve productivity and competitiveness

A survey of more than a thousand businesses in the Highlands and Islands has shown that almost all of them (95%) have taken action in the...

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It’s HIE time to innovate

Innovation Campaign Set to Ignite Businesses in the Highlands and Islands.

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Caithness firm set to expand

The biggest private sector employer in Wick in Caithness is to strengthen its presence in the area and create more jobs.

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INNOVATION CAMPAIGN SET TO IGNITE BUSINESSES IN THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS

Businesses across the Highlands and Islands will have access to a 24-hour innovation helpline this Friday, as Highlands and Islands Enter...

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HIE pilot programme for businesses is a success

Businesses from the Highlands and Islands have new products to launch this year after taking part in a pilot programme which equipped the...

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Shetland knitwear business to expand into new international markets

A Shetland based business specialising in contemporary knitwear, homeware and accessories is set to expand into new international markets...

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How student and graduate placements can boost business

Alexis Evans, HIE’s Graduate and Student Placements Co-ordinator, highlights the value of young people to business growth

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Highland firm in line for national innovation award

A kit home and window manufacturer with operations in Caithness and Inverness has been shortlisted for a national award for innovation....

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Preparing to Export workshop for region’s businesses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is running a free workshop in Inverness on how to prepare for doing business overseas.

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Region's entrepreneurs in Scottish delegation to Boston

Four entrepreneurs from the Highlands and Islands are set to give their businesses a global boost after attending one of the world’s most...

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Jobs created in Orkney as software development company expands

A global software development business with its technology hub based in Orkney is moving to larger premises.

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Auchrannie completes transfer of ownership to employees

Luxury resort Auchrannie has completed its transition to become Scotland’s latest employee-owned business, with 160 members of staff beco...

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Funding boost for replacement fish market at Lerwick

Plans for a new fish market in Lerwick have taken another step forward with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) approving funding of £...

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Ambitious Orkney bakery expands its markets

A family owned bakery in Orkney is set to increase production, conquer new markets and create new jobs with an expansion project.

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Moray firm growth to create jobs

A Moray based firm is to embark on a major growth plan that will increase its UK and international sales, boost turnover and create jobs ...

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Forres bagpipes go global

Trade missions to Ireland and America have been paying off for Forres firm, Burgess Bagpipes Limited (BBL).

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Firms encouraged to apply to innovation fund

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands are being encouraged to apply to a new fund that supports the development of new ideas for produc...

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Why it’s important to take part in HIE’s Business Panel

At times of economic uncertainty, it’s more important than ever that policy makers and business leaders stay connected and face challenge...

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