Helping It Happen Awards

Our awards programme to highlight how rural businesses across Scotland play a key role in helping rural Scotland thrive.

Helping It Happen Winners

Helping It Happen Awards

HIH National awards


Our national Helping It Happen Awards recognise the role of estates, farms and rural businesses who are helping rural Scotland thrive. 

Whether it's through providing affordable rural housing, supporting local businesses, or working with schools to support rural skills, Helping It Happen highlights the achievements of the forward-looking businesses who are making a real difference.

The deadline for entering the 2020 Helping It Happen Awards has now passed, and our forms have closed. We wish everyone who has taken the time to enter the awards the best of luck as we the entries over to our judges, and we will reach out to our finalists in due course. 

Our ceremony will premier on YouTube at noon on 30 September. We hope you will join us as we celebrate the achievements of our finalists!



You can read our press release announcing our finalists here.

Winning the SLE Helping It Happen Award for Tourism in 2017 was a pivotal moment for us. It was the first major recognition we had received for the business we had created and it gave us the drive to keep moving forward.

Errichel House & Restaurant, Tourism Award Joint-Winner, 2017