Case Studies

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

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Baking business rises to challenge

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Freshly made meals attract fans

A strong marketing strategy helped Katie’s Real Food Kitchen, which opened in June 2018, to quickly build its customer base.

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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.

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DigitalBoost helps Falkirk business get on the highway to success

A lifelong love of exploring Scotland in a campervan led Ishbel Moffat and Richie Baird to launch Vintage VW Campers in 2014.

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Digital programme gives Dundee jeweller a boost

A jeweller who set up her own business designing and creating unique jewellery is hoping to increase her online sales after gaining invaluable skills through the DigitalBoost scheme.

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Former oil and gas worker installs new future

A former oil and gas worker has a message of hope for those facing the same situation he did almost two years ago – there’s life after working in the industry.