Social enterprise Bute Kitchen has secured £20,000 COVID recovery support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for a project to strengthen skills among the island’s hospitality workforce, explore local markets for food produced on the island and promote the Bute ‘brand&rsquo
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Nairn-based timber processing firm Gordon Timber (GT) is set to increase production and company turnover after securing £95,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), to help pay for the cost of installing new automated equipment for handling materials.
Businesses operating in marine sectors in the Highlands and Islands have until 6 July to apply for funding to help make offshore production and transport green, clean and sustainable. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is a partner in the multi-national GreenOffshoreTech project. The project aim
Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have teamed up to help around 50 Scottish companies calculate the carbon savings of their innovative new products and services – so that they can meet the growing requirement to accurately forecast their environmental impact.
Construction contract signed for new £ 49m Deep Water Terminal that will boost Outer Hebrides economy
Stornoway Port Authority has awarded the £49 million contract for the construction of its new multi-purpose Deep Water Terminal to building and civil engineering firm McLaughlin and Harvey.
UHI Shetland has secured £185,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to purchase a high-tech piece of equipment known as an Imaging FlowCytobot (IFCB). The IFCB can scan water samples for phytoplankton (micro-algae) using flow cytometry, lasers and cameras. It then beams th
Plans to develop a new timber manufacturing and processing facility in Forres, Moray, have secured up to £279,000 Green Jobs Fund investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The funding was announced on Friday by Richard Lochhead, minister for just transition, employment and fair w
Businesses and social enterprises around Argyll and the Islands have recruited 35 graduates through a programme funded and delivered by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The Graduate Support Programme helps companies in the region by offering 12-month, well-paid work experience placements in a
As part of its support for the Scottish Government Fair Work First agenda, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is introducing new conditions attached to future funding awards. From 1 April, all organisations across the region who are applying for HIE funding will be expected to comply with the Fa
A free six-month development programme run by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for small to medium sized businesses has opened for applications. The Pathfinder Accelerator provides fast-track training and mentoring for entrepreneurs looking to build a company or launch a new product.
People with a strong commitment to the future of the Highlands and Islands are being invited to apply to join the board of the region’s development agency. Scottish Ministers are looking to fill three non-executive director positions on the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Board, with th
Ambitious plans to create hundreds of high-quality jobs and business opportunities by developing a North Highland and Moray ‘space cluster’ have received a £38,000 boost from the UK Space Agency.
A £500,000 project to develop two new business units in Scalsaig, Isle of Colonsay in Argyll, has secured up to £145,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The project is being taken forward by the Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) following a feasibility study to a
A £2 million project to transform a major tourist attraction in Lochaber has secured up to £500,000 of funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Funds will go towards the construction of a new base station at Glencoe ski centre which will see the demolition of the current fire
Highlands and Islands businesses challenged by increasing costs, economic uncertainty and supply chain issues
Businesses in the Highlands and Islands continue to be challenged by increasing costs, economic uncertainty and supply chain issues, according to the latest business panel survey undertaken by Ipsos MORI for Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). More than a thousand businesses in the region were c