Growing your business

If you are looking to grow your business Business Gateway has a range of professional resources, support and tools to help you. Whether you are looking to create new opportunities for your business or learn new skills our advisers can help.

It isn't possible to be an expert in every area of business so, when you feel that you need advice, let us find the right person to help you. With access to a wide variety of professional organisations, we can source you the right support and be your gateway to expertise.

Grants for Growth

The Business Gateway ‘extra’ programme offers grants, to help businesses across the Outer Hebrides realise their growth potential. The project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme 2014-2020.

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Grants for Growth - Specialist Support

The Business Gateway ‘Extra’ programme offers grants towards specialist support to help businesses right across the Outer Hebrides realise their growth potential.
The project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme 2014-2020. 

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Loans for Growth

Business Gateway offers loans, to help businesses across the Outer Hebrides realise their growth potential. The funding is provided by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

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Meet the Adviser

Are you looking to develop your business plan, looking to take on an employee? Business Gateway can give you FREE advice and support to, for example, help you expand into new markets or take on staff.

Workshops and Events

Business Gateway has a programme of workshops and events to help existing businesses develop or grow. Workshops include master classes, employment, e-commerce, marketing and customer service.

Book a workshop in the Outer Hebrides

Business Information

With access to a wealth of FREE information, Business Gateway can help businesses grow or develop. With research and information sourced from commercial, government and industry bodies we can help you source market intelligence, stay up-to-date with the latest news in your industry, identify competitors and potential customers and whether a potential supplier is reliable.

Business Gateway also has a wide range of online resources in the form of guides and case studies.

Find out more on Business Gateway

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