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General HIE news

Chief Executive sought for Outer Hebrides Tourism

An Outer Hebrides destination organisation is looking for a Chief Executive to lead and spearhead the delivery of its strategy.

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Digital and broadband

Digital Development Loan launched

A £2 million Digital Development Loan has been launched for Scottish companies which want to improve their digital capabilities and proce...

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Community and cultural development

New venture to safeguard Unst Partnership’s future

Britain's most northerly community is to become the first to benefit from acquiring a publicly owned asset from Highlands and Islands Ent...

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General HIE news

Strengthening Scotland’s snowsports industry

David Oxley, Director of Business and Sector Development at Highlands and Islands Enterprise, reflects on the ski season

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Food and drink

Food and drink experts offer global insights to local businesses targeting international markets

Food and drink companies from across the Highlands and Islands got a taste of global markets when they met with international experts abo...

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Digital and broadband

Global firm launches search for 100 new jobs for the region

Up to 100 new homeworking jobs are set to be created in the Highlands and Islands.

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EXCITEMENT GROWS AS XPONORTH APPROACHES

Scotland's leading creative industries festival takes place in Inverness on 27 and 28 June with a line-up of performing artists and indus...

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Food and drink

Speyside Distillery creates new visitor experience

Speyside Distillery has created a new visitor experience in Aviemore. The Snug opened in June, following a £200,000 investment by the com...

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Food and drink

Region’s businesses excel at Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands are celebrating after being crowned winners at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2018...

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General HIE news

HIE’s new head of innovation and technology

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new regional head of innovation and technology.

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Lochaber, Skye and Wester Ross

Study underway for gas network in Fort William

A study is underway in Fort William to find out if there is demand for a gas network in the area.

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Community and cultural development

New young people survey underway

A major new survey is underway to track the changing attitudes and aspirations of young people in relation to the Highlands and Islands....

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Business support

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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Energy

Wave Energy Scotland to be partner in €8m EU Ocean Energy project

Scotland’s wave energy body, Wave Energy Scotland (WES), has become a partner in the €8 million, EU-funded project, DTOcean+.

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Creative industries

Stiùidio ùr do neach-film ann an Uibhist a Deas

Tha companaidh riochdachaidh stèidhichte air croit ann an Uibhist a Deas a’ toirt leudachadh air na goireasan is obair aca.

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General HIE news

HIE funding boost for Fèisean nan Gàidheal

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has announced £370,000 support to Fèisean nan Gàidheal for the next three years.

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Food and drink

Report highlights career opportunities in aquaculture

A new report has called for more promotion of Scotland’s aquaculture sector and supply chain as a rewarding long-term career choice, part...

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Business support

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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