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COVID-19 better for business than Brexit say Scottish SMEs

A survey of over 300 Scottish SMEs has found businesses see more potential benefits from Covid-19 than from Brexit.

14th September 2020

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Entrepreneurial spirit high in Scotland despite pandemic

A survey commissioned by Business Gateway has revealed national appetite for starting a business has not been hindered by the impact of COVID-19.

11th September 2020

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Thousands of Scotland SMEs to benefit from free DigitalBoost support thanks to treble funding boost

Thousands of SMEs across Scotland are set to benefit from vital free support after the Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced that it was trebling funding for Business Gateway’s DigitalBoost skills programme.

11th August 2020

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New digital platform for women-led business start-ups will boost Scottish economy

Women’s Enterprise Scotland is today (Tuesday 30 June) launching a new digital platform designed to support women at the pre start-up and start-up stage of their business journey.

2nd July 2020

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£100m funds to help Scottish businesses and newly self-employed - Applications to open

Additional funding support for the newly self-employed and SMES in hardship.

30th April 2020

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Business Gateway launches COVID-19 business support campaign

As businesses and self-employed people across the country are affected by the Coronavirus outbreak, Business Gateway has quickly adapted its service to ensure crucial support is available during this time of national crisis.

23rd April 2020

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Lifeline support for business confirmed

Support for the newly self-employed and firms suffering hardship to be paid in early May.

22nd April 2020

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Thousands of businesses benefit from support grants

Action to address economic damage of COVID-19. More than £215 million has been awarded to over 18,000 Scottish business ratepayers in just two weeks. The money has been allocated under two new schemes to help firms combat the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

20th April 2020

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Business Gateway enhances support to help businesses & self-employed survive COVID-19 crisis

Virtual appointments, online workshops and support with access to Government grants available.

31st March 2020