The North Highlands is host to a variety of companies and organisations across a range of different sectors including nuclear, construction, manufacturing, education & healthcare. Find out more information about the businesses currently advertising to recruit additional personnel to join their workforce. Information below includes business contact details & business background.

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Caithness Chamber of Commerce

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is the foremost business networking organisation in the Caithness area and aims to support every type of business, from sole traders and small businesses to large corporate companies. Our members are drawn from a vast range of industry sectors including energy, tourism, retail, transport, food and drink and manufacturing.

NHS Highland is the biggest employer in the region so our staff are also important members of our communities. As an organisation, we make a very significant contribution to the local economy.

North Highland College

North Highland College UHI are one of thirteen academic partners and research centres that make up the University of the Highlands and Islands. This unique partnership allows North Highland College UHI to deliver further and higher education programmes at their Thurso, Halkirk, Dornoch and Alness campuses.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is an ambitious organisation with a unique remit that integrates economic and community development. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) work in a diverse region which extends from Shetland to Argyll, and from the Outer Hebrides to Moray, covering more than half of Scotland’s land mass. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are the Scottish Government's economic and community development agency for the north and west of Scotland. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) purpose is to generate sustainable economic growth across the Highlands and Islands.

Denchi Power Ltd

Denchi Power Ltd (formerly ABSL Power Solutions Ltd) are proud to be a leading supplier and manufacturer of batteries and chargers to the global defence industry. Denchi Power Ltd have over 15 years heritage in supplying products for military radios, vision systems, manned military vehicles, unmanned aeronautical vehicles (UAVs), unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs). Although defence is their core market Denchi Power Ltd also produce batteries for other markets.

Established in the 1960s, Scrabster Seafoods is a family owned and run business with a proud tradition of providing first class customer service. Scrabster Seafoods are the leading wholesaler of white fish based in the far north of Scotland, and are also unique in the UK in that we provide a complete and comprehensive service as an importer, vessel sales agent, processor and exporter of white fish and other seafood.


JGC provide exceptional service, quality products and have the detailed knowledge required to make your engineering projects successful. JGC is one of the UK's leading engineering companies. JGC have the breadth and depth of technical expertise to respond to the complex challenges of major engineering projects. JGC have the skills, knowledge and proven experience to plan, design, manufacture and implement the solutions to complete the project. JGC have grown the business beyond local engineering services to a respected national and international manufacturer and supplier of quality assured engineering services.

The UK’s leading supplier of services to the nuclear industry at home and abroad. Our business brings together the rich heritage of the UK’s capabilities in nuclear energy to offer unrivalled experience and expertise across the life cycle of nuclear power plant. From plant design and construction through site operations, maintenance and decommissioning, Cavendish Nuclear brings a proven and safe track record to the delivery of low-carbon energy from nuclear power. Cavendish Nuclear is licensed to operate thirteen nuclear sites in the UK, they are strategic partners to EDF Energy on the lifetime extensions of their fleet and work with Hitachi to deliver a new fleet of nuclear power plant.

The Highland Council

The Highland Council is ambitious for a sustainable and connected Highland. As one of the largest employers in the Highlands the Highland Council is committed to ensuring the region is a place for people to live, thrive and prosper. Meaningful engagement with local communities ensures that The Highland Council service delivery is shaped by the people that live there. An excellent array of employee benefits is available for the Highland Council’s sustainable and flexible work force.

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd

Located approximately 13km from the Caithness coast, Beatrice, once fully operational, will be Scotland's largest offshore windfarm.


We are an award-winning and innovative Digital Marketing & IT service company, with a unique and talented team consisting of both creative and technical people, serving a client base spanning the entire UK.

KP Technology was founded with the aim of bringing to the market new surface research tools. These tools would firstly allow specialists to investigae surface phenomena, secondly provide equipment pathways for non-specialists, and finally educate scientists, engineers and technologists in the capabilities of these emerging technologies. Since inception in 2000, KP Technology has experienced rapid growth and now services over 100 companies and research institutes worldwide in their materials research and characterization requirements.

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) is the site licence company responsible for the clean-up and demolition of Britain’s former centre of fast reactor research and development.