Businesses, employers and jobs - coronavirus update

Advice and support for businesses

Updated 30 December 2021

Business support and funding in Scotland

Find out about COVID-19 related business support and funding on the Find Business Support in Scotland website.

If you are a business who is affected by the recently announced restrictions, and have read all information and guidance provided on the Find Business Support and Scottish Government websites but still have questions on the Scottish Government's recently announced support for businesses, please email

Local business support from Business Gateway

Get help for you business during the  COVID-19 outbreak from Business Gateway. The team can help with

  • business contingency planning
  • digital marketing
  • managing cashflow
  • dealing with suppliers.

They also have virtual services such as webinars and online 1 to 1 adviser sessions.


Other support and guidance for businesses

If you are a supplier to the Council find out about additonal support.

The Scottish Government has

The UK government has general guidance for employers and businesses.

Download a guide on the different measures of support available and who to contact (PDF).

Useful websites for business continuity for employers and businesses from Scottish Enterprise.

Federation of Small Businesses support and guidance for members and non-members.