Case Studies

Our case studies highlight the ways in which Business Gateway has helped Scottish businesses get started and grow.

Bg 25X4 Ayrshire Ayrshire Post Alison Brown Creations Alison Brown Crop

Baking business rises to challenge

Marketing support and social media advice helped the owner of Alison Brown Creations to grow her cake shop business.

29th November 2018

Sgaia Foods Renfrewshire Crop

Orders ramp up for vegan foods

Connecting with a mentor has helped the founders of Sgaia Foods to manage their business more effectively as it grows rapidly.

29th November 2018

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Family revives pottery’s fortunes

Securing funding has enabled a family of artists to turn a derelict pottery in the Outer Hebrides into a going concern.

29th November 2018

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Social enterprise goes for growth

A little business support has helped the mum and daughters behind Hey Girls to start up and grow their social enterprise.

29th November 2018

Asteroid Mining Company Mitchhunter Scullion Crop

Asteroid mining idea takes flight

The Asteroid Mining Corporation, based in Glasgow, has set its sights on launching the UK’s first space mining mission.

13th November 2018

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New accommodation provides the perfect base for Hebridean Way

The site of a former blackhouse in Berneray has been transformed into a modern, low energy bunkhouse by local residents Mary McCormick and Chris Spears.

10th August 2018

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Pie business aims to take a bigger bite out of the market

An artisan pie maker has doubled the size of its headquarters and invested in new machinery to help keep up with growing demand for its gourmet products.

29th May 2018

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Milk bottle first for bio-tech firm that uses langoustine shells to make 'plastic'

A chance conversation in a shop could lead to a Lanarkshire biotech company producing the world’s first compostable single-use milk bottle using a natural biopolymer made from langoustine shells.

4th April 2018

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Deal provides sweet smell of success for Fife business

A Kirkcaldy business has seen its turnover increase by 24% to £4.3m after securing a deal to supply pre-filled popcorn tubs to 235 Asda stores.

22nd February 2018