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Business Gateway Shetland provides support to individuals and businesses in Shetland with quality, practical advice and guidance. Whether you are starting or growing a business, we provide access to a range of publicly funded business support services.


Jewellery-making business sets up shop in Shetland

A Shetland-born jewellery designer has successfully relocated her business to the islands from London, following support from Business Gateway.

Helen Hart Founder Hart of Shetland 1

Shetland rug maker put on the map following support

A Shetland-based sheep fleece rug maker has increased her sales, after receiving support from DigitalBoost.

Glansin Glass

Artists’ glass is full as bespoke studio and visitor centre opens to high demand

Following an extensive package of support from Business Gateway, including help securing over £100,000 in funding, a glass artist has hosted her first workshops in a bespoke studio and visitor centre.

Penny Armstrong Founder Transition Turriefield

Growth for community farm with launch of online courses 

A Shetland community farm that grows and distributes vegetables across the island has launched a series of online courses to encourage people to grow their own food and produce after accessing help from DigitalBoost, Scotland’s national digital training programme.

Nicola And Magnus Johnston Island Larder

Spirits kept high for artisan food producer after expansion into new premises

A family-owned artisan producer has opened additional premises following advice and support from Business Gateway.

Health Andbeauty

Beauty-salon completes COVID-19 makeover in order to safely reopen after lockdown

After receiving specialist support from Business Gateway, a Shetland-based beauty salon has been able to successfully and safely reopen under strict COVID-19 regulations.

Donna Polson Owner Whalsay Made

Shetland food producer sees sales heat up by over 500%

Whalsay Made, a Sheltand-based food producer is anticipating significant growth after reporting a 538% sales increase since April last year, following support from Business Gateway.

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Support helps local baker rise to success

Lynn Johnston approached Business Gateway Shetland to help grow her Shetland based business, Cake Fridge.

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