Business Support

Growing a business

Having started your business and invested the time, energy and commitment, you may be at the stage of looking to grow your business. Identifying the right premises, penetrating new markets, accessing public sector opportunities, ensuring your company has the right structure and recruiting staff are only some of the challenges you may face. Our skilled Business Advisers can work with you to develop your strategic plan and realise your business aspirations. Contact us now to see how we can help.

Read our case study on MacGregor and MacDuff, a successful growing Scottish Highland Wear Specialists business based in Glasgow.

Business at The Mitchell

You can access a vast amount of business data and resources both online or in person at Business at The Mitchell, The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN. Visit their website or call 0141 287 2904 for further information.

Business Gateway Glasgow

There is a wealth of support through Business Gateway Glasgow to help you grow your business. Find out more - Business Gateway Glasgow

Supplier Development Programme

The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) helps businesses improve their performance in winning contracts by offering free information, advice, on-line support, training and events covering all aspects of tendering. Tendering is the process a business will go through when bidding for a contract.

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Recruiting for a business

Recruiting and retaining staff to help your business grow and develop can often be a challenge. Through the Glasgow Guarantee programme, our Business Advisers can help you recruit a young person or graduate and assist with paying part of the salary. This commitment can help lay the foundations for growing and expanding your business.

Find out more about the Glasgow Guarantee - recruiting for a business

Financing a business

Access to finance is a critical part of running any business. Whether through mainstream or alternative financing routes, our Business Advisers can offer guidance and information on a range of options available to help your business grow and develop across its life-cycle. Contact us to see how we can help.