Businesses, employers and jobs - coronavirus update

Advice and support for businesses

Update 5 May 2021

Scotland has moved to Level 3. We are currently reviewing all our services and will be updating this information as soon as we're able. 

See advice for businesses opening during COVID-19 

Business support and funding in Scotland

Find out about COVID-19 related business support and funding on

Local business support from Business Gateway

Get help for you business during the  COVID-19 outbreak at Business Gateway who 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


[email protected]

Coronavirus Strategic Framework Business Fund

Find out how to apply for Coronavirus Strategic Framework Business Fund 

To enquire about this fund email 

[email protected]

or call

0131 608 1133

Further business support and guidance

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 sites for business continuity for employers and businesses from Scottish Enterprise.

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