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Collaboration and sustainability to be recognised in 2021 Business Women Scotland Business Awards

The key themes at the prestigious annual awards are watch words reflecting the changing ways we have been doing business since the start of the pandemic.

8th April 2021

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After a year of uncertainty, Scottish businesses are feeling increasingly optimistic about 2021

According to the latest Business Gateway survey, over 40% of Scottish businesses feel optimistic about the future of their business in 2021.

22nd March 2021

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Expert advice to help entrepreneurs grow their business

Applications are open for Business Women Scotland’s Programme for Growth, running virtually from 9-11 March.

25th February 2021

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DigitalBoost launches £10 million grant scheme to help Scottish businesses rebuild with digital

Businesses across Scotland are set to benefit from vital support, following the launch of a new £10 million DigitalBoost Development Grant by Business Gateway and The Scottish Government.

12th January 2021

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Funding available for SMEs to support employee upskilling and reskilling

Eligible employers can use the Flexible Working Development Fund (FWDF) to address priority skills gaps in their organisation by accessing funding to create tailored training programmes with their local college.

18th November 2020

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Pilot programme launched to support women in business across Shetland

A virtual programme offering a package of support for female business owners in Shetland has been launched by Business Gateway, in partnership with The Pure Energy Centre as part of the W-Power Project, with eight entrepreneurs selected to take part in the six-month pilot programme.

11th November 2020

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COVID-19 Restrictions Fund from Scottish Government

Further details of the new £40m COVID-19 Restriction Fund from the Scottish Government have been released.

16th October 2020

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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