Promoting a culture of openness and transparency

Under the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 we have, along with other public bodies in Scotland, a duty to publish annual public statements relating to our expenditure in specific areas. 

View from balcony looking down on tables and chairs in An Lochran, HIE's headquarters in Inverness

Our annual public statements

We publish the following annual statements relating to our expenditure on:

  • Public relations
  • Overseas travel
  • Hospitality and entertainment
  • External consultancy

In addition, the Act requires pubic bodies to publish details on:

  • Payments with a value in excess of £25,000
  • Employee/members who receive remuneration in excess of £150,000.

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