A survey of more than a thousand businesses across the Highlands and Islands shows a marked decline in confidence in Scotland’s economic outlook.
Highlands And Islands Enterprise
Forres-based Maclean’s Highland Bakery has received a £28,711 grant from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help advance its expansion project focused on growing UK wholesale and international markets. The bakery will also use the funding to invest in new equipment and make effici
New Wave Foods, trading as Shore the Scottish Seaweed company, has grown its product range on the back of a £1.7 million finance package. Alness-based Shore uses sustainably harvested Scottish seaweed to manufacture plant-based snacks and foods. It launched its first range of snacks in late 20
Scottish Government advisors are calling for ministers to levy more tax from Scotland's higher earners to boost the country’s economic recovery and relieve the burden on lower-paid Scots.
A new venture to build a brewery in John O'Groats has secured a £198,000 grant from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Planning permission was granted this week for the 32,670 square foot site that will house a distillery, visitor centre and bonded warehouse.
Social enterprises are a critical part of the rural economy contributing £250 million in the Highlands and Islands and South of Scotland areas, new figures from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and South of Scotland Economic Partnership (SoSEP) has revealed. The figures focusing on the i
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has received a £10 million five-year funding package from the Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Ambitious new plans to improve visitor facilities on the Isle of Gigha have secured a £135,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Gigha Trading Limited (GTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust (IGTH), is creating a motorhome and campsite ov
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) announces that businesses looking to develop their use of digital technology and innovation are set to benefit from a new £465,000 support programme. The investment was announced at a digital collaboration event to launch the refreshed #hellodigital facil
Life sciences company ODx is opening a new medical technology research and development centre in Inverness. The opening of the centre will create over 30 highly-skilled jobs within the next three years. The centre will require engineers, microbiologists, data scientists and lab technicians.