Business Gateway Information Service

The business information team has access to a wealth of intelligence and is here to equip your business with all the research it needs to grow and thrive.

We specialise in desk based research and subscribe to all the key relevant channels that supply up-to-date, reliable, premium data – saving you the additional cost and research time.

What the Business Gateway Information Service can offer you

The team is geared up to provide growing businesses with timely, relevant information:

UK and international market research reports 

Having access to accurate market information will help you identify opportunities and make informed strategic decisions as you grow. We have access to several market-leading databases and can select detailed market and consumer information to support and test your business plans.

Lists of UK and international companies

We subscribe to UK and global business information databases, allowing us to create targeted company lists. This can help you to accurately identify competitors, suppliers and potential customers.

UK company reports and credit checks

We can provide up-to-date company accounts and reports to streamline the due diligence process. 

Statistics and demographics

We can pinpoint data from a number of authoritative sources to enhance the credibility of your business plans and reports. 

Property searches

We subscribe to a leading commercial property database and can help you with your search for business premises across Scotland. We can also provide market analysis including average rents and occupancy rates in specific sectors and locations.


We can provide you with news coverage on your company, competitors and sector, sourcing articles from our database which covers newspapers, journals and trade press around the world.

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