A £2.3 million project that will support 24 manufacturing jobs on the Isle of Skye and retain a key community facility has secured £441,000 funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The Isle of Skye Candle Company has acquired the Aros Centre in Portree, which has served the l
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Seven new business units are to be developed at Eabhal Business Park in Balivanich, Benbecula, in the Outer Hebrides.
TechHUB, a part of the Northern Innovation Hub (NIH), has secured £3.2 million from HIE to create a food and drink techonolgy centre. The funding includes £1.2m from the UK government as part of Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has opened up applications for the third round of its Young Business Capital Investment Grant (YBCIG). Open to companies with up to 250 full-time equivalent employees, young businesses and social enterprises in the Highlands and Islands that want to increase pr
A £429,000 project to expand production and create new skilled jobs at Argyll-based specialist manufacturing firm Midton Acrylics Limited has secured a £147,618 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The Lochgilphead already employs 43 people and has built a global reput
Kate Forbes, cabinet secretary for finance and economy, has announced the appointment of four new Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) board members. Dr Keith Nicholson, Ailsa Raeburn and Anna Salgado began their term on 13 June and Simon Cotton will start on 1 April 2023. All four appointments ar
The Highlands and Islands is an ideal place to host at least one of Scotland’s green free ports, according to Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Glasgow-based online retailer of men’s wet shaving and grooming items, The Executive Shaving Company, has moved into employee ownership with all staff taking a stake in the business.
Rural businesses in the Highlands and Islands are doing more to invest in new technologies and move towards low carbon ways of working than those in the rest of Scotland, according to a new report. However, the latest Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) business panel survey also notes that the r
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has partnered with Scottish Development International (SDI) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to launch a global initiative to attract overseas manufacturing companies of scale to ports in the Cromarty and Moray Firths. The main target of this in
A £4.3 million project to significantly improve the inner harbour at Ullapool in Wester Ross has secured an investment of up to £1.086m from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Twenty-two businesses from the Highlands and Islands have started the latest Pathfinder Accelerator programme operated by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), which aims to put them on the fast track to success. The programme has been developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and is del
Scottish Enterprise has announced a new initiative that it hopes will position Scotland as a global leader in the supply chain and manufacturing for heat pumps and heat networks.
Modular West Ltd, a modular housing construction business on the Isle of Barra, has been awarded £105,000 funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help build a new factory. Modular West Ltd builds bespoke housing and commercial modules and was established last year by local Barra
A substantial boost for Scotland’s economy is expected after new figures showed thousands of jobs had been secured through inward investment in the past financial year. Scottish Development International (SDI) statistics revealed that more than 7,500 planned real living wage jobs had been gene