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.

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Shetland’s first whisky distillery is set to open in 2024

Shetland is due to get its first ever whisky distillery in 2024 which will become Scotland's the most northerly distillery.

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Shetland coasteering touring company obtains new investor

A Scottish coasteering touring business has seen significant growth and secured a new investor after the business owners accessed specialist advice and support from Business Gateway.

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Shetland jewellery business celebrates 70-year anniversary

A Shetland jewellery business is celebrating its 70-year anniversary with a new owner who accessed expert support from Business Gateway.

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Shetland hospitality business expand into the coffee industry and open new premises

A Shetland-based hospitality business has successfully expanded its services and opened new premises following support from Business Gateway.

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Prosperous start for internationally sought Shetland music producers

An Aberdeenshire born music composer and her business partner have launched an innovative music project that is capturing the hearts of tourists all around the world, after the duo accessed support from Business Gateway.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Business Gateway Lerwick

3 North Ness Business Park
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01595 745 945

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Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00