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Helping to build a successful region since 1965

We are the economic and community development agency for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. We've been working with organisations and communities for over 50 years to ensure the region remains successful and competitive.

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Strategy and Operating Plan

Our Strategy and Operating Plan details how we will invest to support sustainable and inclusive growth across our region.

Strategy and operating plan

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As an organisation one of our top priorities is attracting talent to our region, so we know a thing or two about making people welcome. Keep an eye on vacancies and if you can, come join our team, we’d love to have you.

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Investing in our region

How we supported the Highlands and Islands economy, businesses and communities during 2020-21

Published on 31/03/2022


capital asset investment across the region


COVID-19 funds distributed to businesses & communities


invested in projects in fragile areas


approved to support businesses & social enterprises grow

how we help organisations

We support businesses, communities and third sector organisations to grow. We can help with advice, funding, training, property and land. Find out more about how we could help you today.

a spectacular and diverse scottish region

Our region may be known globally for its beauty and produce, but there's so much more to discover about the Highlands and Islands. Covering over 15,000 miles, it's home to more than 480,000 people and over 20,000 businesses.

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