Highlands and islands entrepreneurs are being offered an opportunity to learn how they can gain a competitive edge over their competitors at a masterclass with a leading expert in Inverness next month.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)
The Cairngorm funicular railway is to remain closed for the remainder of the winter season.
Building with Lego blocks will be used to help explain the complexities of dealing with blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies at an event for businesses in the Highlands today.
The collapse of the operators of crisis-hit Cairngorm ski centre has strengthened calls for the resort to be placed into community ownership – and possibly within two years.
Enterprise chiefs are confident Cairngorm resort will remain open despite the operators being plunged into administration – after “cashflow problems” following the closure of the railway funicular.
A probe into the safety of the Cairngorm funicular railway faces further delays into the winter season.
Plans for £1million snow-making machines at crisis-hit CairnGorm have been lodged in a bid to boost the ski resort’s fortunes after the shock funicular closure.
Residents on the Fair Isle are celebrating today as a renewable energy system goes live, giving them a 24-hour power supply for the first time in the island’s history.
Dozens of catering staff at CairnGorm Mountain have been told there is no work for them whilst the funicular railway is out of action, leaving many with the possibility of facing a winter season without wages.
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.
Highland Council has announced a public consultation on a “masterplan” to develop Fort William and the surrounding area over the next generation.
Plans to create a "British Cape Canaveral" in the north Highlands could support 400 jobs and help "reverse" population decline in fragile communities.
The Highlands is to have the first spaceport in the UK - sparking a jobs boom potentially worth £3.8 billion to the economy.
Businesses in the north are being urged to invest in a future in the Western Isles as part of a drive to regenerate the economy of Lochboisdale.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking to employ an experienced consultant to oversee the multi-million-pound redevelopment of the Scapa Flow Museum.
A new whisky visitor experience has been launched in Aviemore by Speyside Distillery following a six-figure investment.
A Highlands and Islands-wide programme of skills workshops for entrepreneurs and social enterprises is being launched this month.
A multimedia production company based on a croft in South Uist in the Outer Hebrides is planning to expand after moving into new premises.
North development chiefs have warned of the “critical” need to ensure a new scheme is “seamlessly” created to replace billions of pounds in EU investment after Brexit.
Businesses across the north will have access to a 24-hour “innovation helpline” this Friday, as part of a campaign being launched by development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
An Orkney councillor and the head of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have been appointed to a controversial new board that will oversee several agencies.
A controversial new board that will oversee Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and other agencies will meet for the first time next month.
A prominent figure on Skye has sent out a message that the island is “well-and-truly open for business” as she appealed for calm amid a row over rising numbers of tourists.
NC500 bosses pledged to deliver a "lasting legacy" for the Highlands as a study showed the route had transformed the local economy.
Plans for a new health science centre on the outskirts of Inverness have taken a step forward.
A new carbon neutral facility has been opened by a South Uist learning centre for use as a furniture recycling and training project.
Enterprise chiefs are exploring "innovative ideas" to ensure plans for a new luxury hotel in Inverness will benefit the wider community.
The first minister has admitted that the Scottish Government has to "learn" from the way it handled a proposed shake-up of the north's development agency.
New figures have revealed that the population of the Highlands is soaring - with more than an 1,000 extra people moving to the area each year.
Harvesting seaweed could become a major business opportunity for fisherman, according to the north's development agency.