Every day, we support one in every five of Scotland’s Business Gateway start-ups.

"Howe of Torbeg offers a truly unique experience and is the perfect combination of isolation, serenity and beauty without being too far off the beaten track. Our own experience with Business Gateway, from the very early stages, has made this journey all the richer."


Elevator is the largest provider of Business Gateway services in Scotland, working across three of the country’s seven cities - Aberdeen, Dundee and Perth.

These services provide practical help, advice and support for both new and growing businesses and are accessible at no cost to Scottish businesses.

A wide range of business workshops and masterclasses are available to help with the skills required to run a successful business. Topics range from starting up in business and finance to marketing and digital skills. A team of business advisers are on hand to provide one-to-one support. Expert advice is also available on specific areas including HR, branding, franchising, sales and strategy.

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Find out more about the support, workshops and events provided in your local area – Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, AngusDundee and Perth & Kinross.

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Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway can help.