Get free advice and support from Business Gateway to help you start or run a business in Edinburgh.
We also run free events to help you learn new skills. Find a full list of local events and book to attend.
For social enterprises
Edinburgh is home to many social enterprises. Our Enabling Enterprise Strategy explains how we will help them grow.
We give help and advice to both new and existing social enterprises.
Business Gateway can give you free advice and support to help you start or run a Social Enterprise.
Find some useful information from
- Just Enterprise provides a range of useful support to the enterprising third sector
- Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network provides news and support to local social enterprises.
For young people aged 18 to 30
Apart from Business Gateway, Prince's Trust Youth Business Scotland can advice and support you to start or grow a business.
They provide grants of up to £1000 and loans of up to £30,000.
Visit the Prince's Trust Youth Business Scotland website for more information.