Our Services

Find out about the free support and guidance we offer to businesses across Scotland.

As well as 1:1 local advice to help you through the coronavirus, we have support webinars, advice on funding and information about official guidance. You can access coronavirus related online resources, get free market research and market reports. And if we don’t have the answer to a specific question, we can connect you with someone that will.

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Find out how we can help your business through the coronavirus

Business Gateway is here to help Scottish businesses get through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We have local offices and experienced advisers across Scotland working with thousands of businesses. Plus we have free online support, guides, and the latest news on funding and grants.

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We have a selection of webinars to support you and your team – whatever stage your business is at. Search below for what is running in your region. Don’t see what you are looking for? Look at the Online Tutorial section for pre-recorded versions.

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Planning To Start

Starting a business doesn't have to be scary! In just 10 minutes, if you give us some information about your idea and plans, you'll get access to our Planning To Start service. We'll provide you with a free start-up toolkit and connect you with your nearest Business Gateway office - your first step towards a tailored action plan specific to your needs and business idea.

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Local Office Business Support

Business Gateway has local offices all over Scotland. We’ll combine your knowledge and drive to succeed with sound business advice, access to market intelligence and our extensive network of contacts.

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Get 1:1 business advice

No one knows your business like you do. But for those times when you need advice, support or just a fresh pair of eyes, turn to your local business adviser.

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Businesses can get free webinars, support from a digital consultant, online advice & tips to help their business and platforms do more with digital.
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Market Reports

Improve your understanding of your market. Download our free market reports for key information and research on your specific area of business.

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Research Service

We’re experts at getting you answers. Request free research from our business information team to develop and grow your business or idea.

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Success Stories

Learn how to succeed from businesses we've supported and be inspired by leading entrepreneurs and our own business advisers.

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Business Development Programmes

To find out more information on our business programmes, contact your Business Gateway office today. Your adviser can let you know about the availability of places and if any specific criteria apply.

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Find Business Support

Find Business Support is the one stop shop for information on all public sector business support available across Scotland. Whatever your business needs, there’s expert advice and resources to help you take the next step.


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