Developing Your Business
Your local Business Gateway can help you develop your business in and beyond Western Isles. Whether you're considering an idea, are taking the first steps, or have been running a business for years, our team of advisers has a wealth of experience to help you at every stage.
Your business idea
If you are at the beginning of your business journey and still at the exciting pre-start stage our online tools, workshops and advisers are here to take you from the essential basics, to researching, planning and developing a business plan.
Starting your business
If you are starting up, your local office can help you consider your funding options, sourcing premises and of course finding and keeping your customers.
Growing your business
Doing well, but want to do better? Growing a business doesn’t need to be stressful. Let us help you with advice, tools and options for growth, strategic planning and even succession planning.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) offers a variety of initiatives, which provide support for new start and existing businesses.