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About Business Gateway

Business Gateway is a publicly funded service contributing to the economic wellbeing of Scotland by providing access to free business support services.  

We give assistance and impartial advice to people starting or growing their business by a combination of:

  • Online support – a comprehensive website with practical information and useful guides;
  • A programme of fully funded local workshops and events held throughout Scotland;
  • Advice to suit specific business needs through a network of experienced business advisers; and
  • Business information – a dedicated team providing information and support on all aspects of starting and growing a business.

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