North businesses must prepare for relegation from the “premier league to the fourth division” of international trade after a hard Brexit, a senior enterprise agency chief has said.
Universities in the north of Scotland are spending thousands of pounds every month on items including takeaway pizza, coffee and bouquets of flowers.
Businesses in Moray are being given the opportunity to learn how to create the most effective digital strategy from a leading expert in the field.
Protestors say proposed Skye aerodrome reopening will ‘subsidise rich people’s flights to the island’
Skye residents have urged agencies to think again over plans to trial the reintroduction of air services to the island’s Ashaig Airport.
Work to renovate the main building in a £3million project to create The Rockfield Centre in Oban will begin early this year.
A Caithness engineering and design company has created new jobs and moved into larger premises.
Researchers believe a pioneering Highland project to gather information about cancers among dogs in Scotland could improve prevention and care and help efforts to combat human forms of the disease.
Moray entrepreneurs have been encouraged to sign up to a programme that will help them improve the speed and success of their new product and process development.
Continued investment is needed to boost the number of young people and families choosing to live and work in the Highlands and Islands, the head of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in the area has said.
Almost half of young people living in the Highlands and Islands want to stay here, according to a report published today.
A Moray ski centre has guaranteed a start date to their skiing season in early December following a £200,000 investment from Highland and Islands Enterprise.
A bitter row over the multi-million-pound spaceport planned for Sutherland has split a rural crofting community.
Highland businesses and entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to take part in a free Amazon Academy online masterclass in Inverness.
An annual dance music festival at Cairngorm has become the latest victim of the problems affecting the snow sports centre’s funicular railway.
A chocolatier, an estate agent and a seller of Indian spices are among 11 young Highland entrepreneurs selected to take part in a new business growth programme aimed at helping them develop their enterprises.
Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE)’s head of business development Susan Smith moved yesterday to answer criticisms by local businesses and politicians of HIE’s role in the row over the closure of the mountain’s funicular railway for the duration due to safety concerns.
Enterprise, business and council chiefs have created a crack response team to deal with the consequences of the breakdown of the funicular railway as a new ski season looms.
The Highlands’ largest private sector employer, LifeScan Scotland, is under new ownership after Platinum Equity completed the £1.6 billion acquisition of its parent company from health care giant Johnson and Johnson (J&J).
The Cairngorm funicular railway will be closed for at least a month - just to let engineers work out how long it will take to fix, it has emerged.
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.