Finance and Business Services
The region already hosts a number of household names in Business Services, such as Fujitsu, Cap Gemini and Ernst and Young. With the sector employing 14,000 people and 12.9% of total employment in the Highland region the sector in key to the economy. This is still below the national average however, so with a growing economy there is plenty of scope for the industry to be a driver of growth.
The growth of the University of the Highlands and Islands now enables businesses to offer professional programmes to home grown talent in the recruitment process.