Helping businesses manage the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19)

During these unprecedented times we recognise that things are tough for your business. We’re working closely with our partners to develop a single, joined-up response across Scotland’s enterprise and skills agencies, delivering the Scottish Government’s commitment to do all we can to safeguard jobs, livelihoods and businesses.

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Selling online

There's been significant growth in the ecommerce sector during the COVID-19 pandemic and this trend is likely to continue.

Get useful guidance on how to sell online effectively. And find out about the support we can offer to help your business reach new and existing customers online.

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COVID-19 help for your business

Need help to manage the impact of coronavirus on your business? The Find Business Support website has the latest advice and support from across Scotland's enterprise and skills agencies. 

Applications for the Hotel Support Programme, the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund and the Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises Hardship Fund have now closed.

 

How we can help your business

Prepare for Brexit

Get to know the risks, rewards, challenges and opportunities for your business. Find resources, advice, events and funding to help you prepare your Brexit plans.

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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