Highlands and Islands Enterprise



Outer Hebrides Tourism recovery plan secures £375,000 from HIE

A three-year project to restore confidence and resilience in the Outer Hebrides’ tourism sector has secured £375,354 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 12 May 2021

Bute Island Foods secures £375,540 investment from HIE

Bute Island Foods (BIF), a manufacturer of vegan cheese, ice cream and other plant-based products, has secured an investment of up to £375,540 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help accelerate its latest growth plans.

Published 11 May 2021

Social enterprise Woodside Arran CIC awarded £30,000 from HIE to expand activities

Social enterprise Woodside Arran CIC has secured up to £30,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help expand their activities by creating a fresh produce vending machine in Brodick.

Published 11 May 2021

WoodBlocX £750,000 expansion set to create new manufacturing jobs in Dingwall

Dingwall-based firm WoodBlocX is expanding its manufacturing capacity with a £750,000 investment, which is expected to double production capabilities and create new jobs.

Published 7 May 2021

HIE chief executive Charlotte Wright to step down in summer

Charlotte Wright, the chief executive of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), is to leave the organisation later this year.

Published 4 May 2021

Wester Ross tourism recovery plan secures £193,000 funding from HIE

A three-year community-led project to bring about a recovery and create a more sustainable future for tourism in Wester Ross has secured £193,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 26 March 2021

HIE awards framework agreement to AAB for specialist advice for businesses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has awarded a new framework agreement to business advisory firm Anderson Anderson Brown (AAB) for the procurement of specialist advice to support its clients.

Published 24 March 2021

Over 2,800 Scottish businesses in the wedding sector supported by £25m fund

More than 2,800 businesses that operate within the Scottish wedding industry have been supported by £25.9 million worth of funding to help survive the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Published 23 March 2021

New HIE study reveals multi-billion pound economic potential of Scottish space industry

Scotland’s growing space industry has the potential to help put the UK at the forefront of the worldwide launch market for small commercial satellites over the next few years, a new study conducted by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has found.

Published 23 March 2021

Greenshoots: Community landowner purchases Isle of Lewis workshop thanks to HIE grant

A community landowner in the Isle of Lewis has purchased a workshop and a small area of land with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 22 March 2021

Fair Isle knitting designer expands offering thanks to funding package from HIE

Marie Bruhat, a designer who is keeping the Fair Isle knitting tradition alive, has been awarded £40,842 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to expand her business.

Published 19 March 2021

Orkney tourism recovery plan secures £300,000 funding

A three-year project to restore confidence and resilience in Orkney’s tourism sector has secured £300,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 19 March 2021

Speyside mansion to be converted into luxury holiday venue for whisky enthusiasts

A renowned Speyside mansion is being converted into a luxury holiday and events venue, aimed at whisky enthusiasts.

Published 1 March 2021

Greenshoots: Orkney's Westray Bakehouse moves into new factory

One of Orkney’s oldest family bakery firms has moved into a new purpose-built factory on the island of Westray in a bid to boost production and meet growing UK wide demand for its traditional products.

Published 25 February 2021

Highland business park to be expanded in £4.5m project

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has approved £4.5 million of funding for two new stages in its development of the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) at Dunstaffnage near Oban.

Published 9 February 2021