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If your business currently has a Facebook Business Page and wishes to maximise its potential, tie it firmly into your business objectives and produce a strategy to grow…
This workshop will help you create a robust business plan.
This workshop aims to improve your understanding of how search engines prioritise results.
Business Gateway clients have the chance to quiz HMRC about “what expenses can I claim” in a 'LIVE' webinar.
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This workshop aims to make you aware of the various requirements involved in setting up a business.
Every successful business regularly reviews its business plan to ensure it continues to meet its needs and responds to variations in the market, the economy and customer base.
Writing a marketing plan helps you decide which customers to target and how to reach them. A marketing plan includes factors such as: deciding which customers to target; how to reach them and how to win their business.
If you run a start-up business as an entrepreneur, you may be able to get extra support if you’re a woman, over 50, disabled, from a minority ethnic group, young or on a low income.
Decide if franchising is for you. How to find the right franchise, and the key issues you need to consider.
Find out how to start creating your own business plan in this step by step guide that covers what you need to include.
If you're considering starting up a new business, you should think about researching your business idea, business planning, funding and finding and keeping customers.
All businesses need to keep improving their products and services to respond to changing customer needs.
With Scotland boasting world leading renewable energy targets, Alford based renewables provider Raggnar Power has similarly ambitious plans to make a mark on the industry.
West Coast Foods have built an enviable reputation in the supply of the highest quality meat and fish produce to consumers, retailers and top end restaurants and hotels across the country.
Since opening up their own café in 2011, sisters Gillian, Nichola and Linsey have taken the baking world by storm.
A Garelochhead company that was founded 35 years ago is targeting growth after achieving a major industry accreditation.
With continuing support from Business Gateway, Edinburgh based specialist tea leaf provider, eteaket, is enjoying a taste of success with turnover up by 10% over the past two years.
Scottish business case studies
The creation of an IP protected glass angel for whisky lovers, hermetically sealed in a process known only to Tom and Karen.
An innovative net cleaning company is reeling in fish farm clients who are looking to improve their green credentials.
An entrepreneur has teamed up with local football centres to offer people the chance to enjoy Bubble Football.
A Scottish Borders business set to expand its facilities and buy specialist manufacturing machinery to open its first retail outlet.
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