Helping businesses build back more sustainably

During these unprecedented times, we’re working closely with our partners to support Scotland’s people and businesses through the Covid-19 crisis. Putting net zero at the heart of everything we do, we're committed to creating more better and green jobs that nurture shared wealth and collective wellbeing, delivering a sustainable, inclusive, and fair future.

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Business sustainability

Sustainability means developing the capacity to endure. In the wake of Covid-19, this has never been more important.

Find out about the benefits of sustainable business practises and how we can help you work more efficiently, build resilience and take advantage of low carbon and climate change opportunities.

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Operate after Brexit

A trade deal between the EU and UK has been agreed. As a result, changes to business operations came into force from 1 January 2021.

To ensure your business can continue to operate after EU exit, keep up-to-date with new guidance and regulations.

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Covid-19 help for your business

Need help to manage the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) on your business?

The Find Business Support website will help you find the support you need from across Scotland's public sector. See your options for funding, advice, help and more – all in a single location.

 

 

How we can help your business

Trading after Brexit

Confused about what the EU exit means for your business operations? Whatever your business size, location, or sector, we provide guidance and support to safeguard your business growth.

Business development and advice

We can work closely with your business to help you achieve your goals – from scaling up to succession planning and collaboration opportunities.

Product and service development

If you’re looking to develop a new product or service, we can help. Get innovation support from our team of advisors and specialists, access R&D funding and connect to a network of innovation.

Funding and grants

Our grants can help you with a wide range of activities, from developing new products to creating jobs or exporting. Available to SMEs and larger companies.

Exports and international markets

Looking to start exporting or expand your international sales? Explore our range of exporting guides, international market research and advisory services.

Productivity and employee engagement

Our workplace innovation services and best practice guidance will help empower your staff to make your business more efficient, productive and profitable.

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Our partners Business Gateway provide support for new start-up businesses

From starting a business and understanding your market to improving your digital skills, Business Gateway's highly experienced team can help you navigate any challenge.

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