Case Studies

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

Argyll Yacht Rigger

Yacht rigging business accelerates growth after successful launch

A Scottish yacht servicing business in Argyll & Bute is thriving after its owner received advice and signposting to grant funding from Business Gateway.

Lochmaddy 3

Seafood business expands its offering

A North Uist seafood business has launched a catering trailer after the business owners approached Business Gateway for support.

Braw Liquor 3

Small-batch cocktail business has sights set on further growth

A Scottish drinks business has successfully launched and developed an e-commerce website after the business owner approached Business Gateway for support.

Walking Tours in the UK

Scottish walking tour business establishes new routes for growth 

A Glasgow-founded walking tour business has successfully expanded into 13 cities across the UK following expert advice and support from Business Gateway.

Casa de Perro

Systems engineer relocated from London to boost Bute economy

A former London Underground senior civil engineer has relocated to the Isle of Bute to launch an off-grid energy solutions business after accessing support from Business Gateway.

Callum Corbett Peters CP Sport and Fitness 2

Football and fitness business on track for growth

A Scottish fitness business is going from strength to strength after accessing expert support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway.

Intelligent Learning Solutions 2

Success for online maths tuition business

A new kind of online maths tuition business has engaged 8,000 Scottish students after the business owner received expert guidance from Business Gateway.

Kilchattan Bay Kayaking

Wind-surfer relocates from Chichester to build new life and business in Bute

A business offering kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for hire has successfully launched after the business owner approached Business Gateway for help.


Jewellery-making business sets up shop in Shetland

A Shetland-born jewellery designer has successfully relocated her business to the islands from London, following support from Business Gateway.