Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) chairman, Lorne Crerar, has hailed “good progress” by the development agency in the 12 months following a Scottish Government climb down on plans to axe its board.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has awarded a contract that will see the design and construction of a new public transport bridge linking the Inverness Campus with the city’s retail and business Park.
Nearly four out of five firms in the north have highlighted the importance of hiring and retaining young people to their future success.
Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is running a series of sessions aimed at boosting skills in businesses around the region in the coming weeks.
Revised plans for a major new healthcare and life sciences centre at Inverness Campus - expected to create nearly 200 jobs - will be unveiled to the public today.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay believes a new business park in Moray will allow the region to punch its weight against Aberdeen and Inverness.
Plans for a new £34million healthcare and life sciences centre on Inverness Campus - creating almost 200 jobs - have been unveiled for the first time.
A website credited with helping secure contracts worth a total of more than £174 million for small and medium-sized businesses in the north and north-east over the past six years has been saved from closure.
Plans are under way to create 100 jobs in the Highlands and islands.
Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new regional head of innovation and technology.
A £14million proposal to create Scotland-leading “smart” factories and futureproof Moray’s manufacturing sector has been unveiled.
Leaders of eight Highland start-up companies, representing sectors ranging from saddle-making to software development, have embarked on an fast-track training programme to help them grow their businesses and lunch new products.
A trust attempting to buyout Cairngorm Mountain from Highlands and Islands Enterprise is being given a helping hand in their ambitious bid – by HIE itself.
Communities and business leaders are urging Highland Council to rethink its proposals to charge at 14 previously free car parks in the north, as fears mount over the scheme’s future region-wide impact.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is urging businesses across the region to embrace trade opportunities in Germany.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has extended its online survey on rural banking services by 14 days after receiving more than 400 public responses in the past three weeks.
A new initiative aimed at helping entrepreneurs in the Highlands and islands grow their businesses and make them more competitive is being launched next month.
More than half of Highlands and Islands businesses plan to take on new staff in the coming year, new research has revealed.
Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has launched a series of free international trade workshops for businesses which want to sell overseas via the web, but lack the expertise to do it.
Oban’s future as a university town was discussed with its residents yesterday at a launch event in the Corran Halls.
It has a Viking past and it seems a Norse future.
I’m passionate about innovation – it’s always been a topic that’s fascinated me.
Staff at Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin have been praised for controlling infections, but have also been told to make some improvements following a recent inspection.
Local residents are being invited to help shape plans for Oban becoming a university town.
An American company that has worked on large-scale projects all over the world has been picked to carry out a major independent review on ski lifts and infrastructure at Cairngorm Mountain.
A Shetland boat-building and engineering company has increased its workforce and is aiming to expand into international markets amid growing demand for its workboats.
Customers across the north of Scotland are spending more than £33million every year on excess delivery fees compared to the rest of the UK.
A week-long series of events aimed at explaining how data can be used to deliver better services and help businesses grow is being held in the north.
A scheme aimed at helping start-up companies in the life sciences sector commercialise new ideas is being launched in the Highlands and islands.
Two north breweries are forging ahead with expansion plans following successful awards from a government initiative to support businesses in Scotland.
Plans for a new fish market in Lerwick have taken a further step forward with development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) approving funding of £586,879 for the £6.3million project.
Business is booming at the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) near Oban, with the arrival of two new companies.