Our vision is to make the Highlands and Islands a highly successful and competitive region where increasing numbers of people choose to live, work, study and invest.

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We have four priorities we will focus on over the coming years to support Scotland's economic recovery and deliver sustainable growth across the region.

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Find out more about the people at HIE. You can search our staff directory to get directly to the correct person and also find out more about our senior management and board members. 

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If you are interested in working for HIE, keep an eye on our job opportunities page. We also post vacancies on our Linkedinfacebook and twitter pages. 

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This section helps to put into context the various policies HIE operates within.  It also gives you access to HIE publications which explain what we are doing and the success that follows.

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Highlands and Islands Enterprise invest millions of pounds of grant-in-aid funding each year to deliver the objectives of the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy.

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HIE is a public agency and must ensure public money is used in a manner that is effective, efficient and achieves value for money. Services in excess of £50,000 are subject to a process of open competitive tendering.

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HIE want the Highlands and Islands to be a highly successful and competitive region in which increasing numbers of people choose to live, work, study and invest

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We post information about our events, as well as those run by our partner organisations.

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Terms and conditions related to HIE's funding assistance

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Latest news and updates

  • 20 September 2019

    HIE responds to CfD announcement

    Contracts for Difference (CfD) have been awarded to four projects in the Highlands and Islands – Muaitheabhail and Druim Leathann windfarms in Lewis and Costa Head and Hesta Head Windfarms in Orkney.
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  • 19 September 2019

    Public event to look at FW2040 progress

    A public exhibition will be held later this month to review progress on a masterplan for the area’s future.
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  • 18 September 2019

    Preparing for Brexit

    Martin Johnson, HIE's regional head of international and key sectors, explores the ups and downs for businesses of leaving the EU
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Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.

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