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19 April 2021

Scottish Organisations

Productivity Club is delivered by SCDI in partnership with Scottish Government and aims to support businesses to increase their individual productivity. The Club is free to join and members come from across Scotland representing businesses of all sizes and all sectors.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Funding of up to £15,000 is available to SMEs through the HIE Small Innovation Grant Scheme. Your business can apply year-round, it must be based in the Highlands and Islands, and should employ no more than 250 people. 

Help for non-domestic rate payers in Scotland during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Scottish Enterprise helpline  Get in touch Mon-Fri, 8.30am - 5.30pm on 0300 303 0660 or see Coronavirus Support for Businesses

Business Gateway advice This includes Digital Boost where businesses can access free digital consultants, online training and a wide range of support to help their business adapt and change (suspended for new applicants from 12/1/21).

Scottish Council for Development and Industry

VisitScotland advice

Local authority advice: See local council websites eg Edinburgh Council advice and Glasgow City Council advice.

Inspiring Scotland. Creative Communities is a new programme from Inspiring Scotland that aims to support and empower communities to develop cultural activities. 

CREATIVE SCOTLAND ADVICE and funding programmes designed to provide further support to sustain the country's creative community during the COVID-19 outbreak: