Case Studies

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

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Highland baking business offering the perfect sweet treats this Valentine’s Day

An Inverness local’s postal bake box delivery service is on hand to provide Highland residents with a selection of handmade sweet treats this Valentine’s Day.

14th February 2024

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Shetland coasteering touring company obtains new investor

A Scottish coasteering touring business has seen significant growth and secured a new investor after the business owners accessed specialist advice and support from Business Gateway.

14th February 2024

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Dundee printing business keeping up family traditions

Dundee’s oldest established commercial printers are on track for success after Business Gateway supported a change in management.

6th February 2024

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Shetland jewellery business celebrates 70-year anniversary

A Shetland jewellery business is celebrating its 70-year anniversary with a new owner who accessed expert support from Business Gateway.

6th February 2024

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Leurbost garage expand service offering

A Leurbost garage has successfully expanded its offering to provide servicing and maintenance for electric vehicles (EVs) after the business owner accessed expert guidance and signposting to funding from Business Gateway.

6th February 2024

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Scottish artisan chocolatiers enjoying sweet success

A Scottish artisan chocolate business has moved into the business-to-business market after the owner approached Business Gateway for support.

6th February 2024


Islay’s only boat tours business introduces new seafood special trips

The only boat tour business based on Islay has introduced a new seafood special trip, with the addition of locally smoked seafood available to its customers.

17th January 2024

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Oban dog grooming business expand into larger premises

Scotland’s only Internationally Certified Master Groomer, Nichola MacGillivray IMCG, has successfully expanded into larger premises and is going on to introduce a dog grooming training school with the support of Business Gateway.

17th January 2024

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The UK’s most northerly reindeer centre opens in Caithness 

A Caithness reindeer centre has successfully opened its doors after its director accessed expert support and guidance from Business Gateway.

20th December 2023