Case Studies

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

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Family firm cleans up

Securing the right business support has helped to turn Perfect Service Solutions into Scotland’s leading company in its field.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.