Discover what Business Gateway is up to across Scotland’s regions and other relevant news such as the latest government funding for business.


New business support website launch

The ambition for the site is to continue to add support services from across the public sector.

24th January 2020

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Business Gateway supports young entrepreneurs to help tackle rural migration

Population trends across the Highlands and Islands reveal a mixed picture of a declining rural community, while a desire for a wider range of education opportunities has led to a shortage of young people.

23rd October 2019

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Business Gateway just the tonic for Whitetail Spirits

Award-winning gin distillery, Whitetail Spirits, has launched the Isle of Mull’s first on-island distillery in 220 years.

31st July 2019

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Local technology firm is an international hit

Motovate Ltd has invested £100,000 to develop a mobile app that could revolutionise how businesses manage their personnel and HR teams.

31st July 2019

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Strong support for Scotland’s businesses from Business Gateway

Scotland’s businesses are continuing to turn to Business Gateway for support in large numbers, according to figures released today.

11th July 2019

H I 10 Year Anniversary News

New figures reveal positive economic boost as Business Gateway celebrates 10 years in the Highlands and Islands

Thousands of new and existing businesses supported to create over 7300 new jobs.

26th June 2019

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Thousands of Scottish businesses continue to receive free DigitalBoost training thanks to funding extension

Business Gateway is set to continue delivering Scotland’s national digital business skills training programme, DigitalBoost.

24th June 2019

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Search is on for Scotland’s finest female entrepreneurs

Entries are now open for this year’s Business Women Scotland Awards, putting the achievements of women-led businesses firmly in the spotlight.

19th June 2019

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Business Gateway strengthens local economy with 72 new businesses supported

The Outer Hebrides economy has received a major boost after Business Gateway reported a record year in 2018/19, which is expected to result in the creation and safeguarding of up to 120 jobs following an investment of over £760,000 into the local business community.

13th June 2019