Workplace innovation fund

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Are you eligible?

To be eligible for this fund, you must have a Business Gateway adviser and have an ambition to increase turnover by £200,000 over a three year period. Companies must also be able to fund any projects upfront before claiming costs..

Can I apply for this fund?

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Small-to-medium VAT-registered business in Scotland (not Highlands and Islands), forecast to turn-over an additional £200,000 over three years
  • Looking to develop a new project, centred on introducing new and innovative workplace practices to contribute to improving people-centred change in your business
  • Have a project which addresses two out of the three 'people, place, practice' elements
  • Fund the project upfront
  • Contribute at least 30% of the cost, we will fund up to 70% of the project costs
  • Demonstrate the benefits of the project
  • You haven't previously received funding for this project
  • You haven't commissioned any work or spent any money on the project activities the grant would fund

You can't apply for this grant if you: 

  • Don't have a Business Gateway adviser
  • Have received, or are receiving, funding from Scottish Enterprise or any other public sector body on this project
  • Are an account-managed company or Business Gateway Growth Pipeline company, as we already provide these companies with other forms of support
  • Have previously received funding for this project

Apply today

If you're based in the Highlands and Islands region, you'll be able to find out more information on the Highland and Islands website.