Highlands And Islands Enterprise

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There are signs of emerging economic recovery and renewed optimism in the Highlands and Islands, according to the latest Business Panel survey undertaken in the region. More than half (57%) of businesses in the Highlands and Islands are now operating at pre-pandemic levels or beyond.

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Rod Read, a Lewis man who recently moved to Shetland and set up Windswept and Interesting Ltd, has been awarded £40,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help make kite energy a reality. Mr Read set up Windswept and Interesting Ltd in 2012 when he started developing kite turbines.

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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed Joanna Peteranna as interim area manager for the Outer Hebrides. Ms Peteranna takes over from Rachel Mackenzie who leaves HIE on 17 September to become the finance director of MG Alba after eight years with the organisation.

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The Orkney Cheese Company Limited in Orkney has secured up to £370,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to upgrade its cheese production facility. The firm is investing in a £925,000 refurbishment project, which is set to increase production, create jobs and help th

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A further 22 young business leaders from around the Highlands and Islands have become the latest to take part in IMPACT30 - a year-long programme aimed at developing the next generation of entrepreneurs. The IMPACT30 programme is open to people aged 35 and under who are in key decision-making roles

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Ava Innes, the brand launched by Elgin-based Bespoke Fabrics Ltd (BFL), is set to expand after securing a patent for its sustainable bedding. BFL secured £100,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in 2019. Its Ava Innes range of luxury duvet and pillow products are UK-made

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A Scotland-wide programme to support business and community-led tourism enterprises taking the lead in the sector’s COVID-19 recovery was launched yesterday.

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A new European grant secured by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) will help the agency to support innovation in the UK's marine sector. The funding will be used to support and encourage collaboration, particularly in areas relating to low carbon.

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A three-year project to rebuild the tourism sector across Argyll and the Islands has secured £350,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and will create new jobs. The HIE funding will support two key areas of activity; product development and community engagement.

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