Every year we help some 3,500 new businesses start up while working with 10,000 businesses across Scotland.

Elevator works across Scotland to help facilitate the start-up, acceleration and growth of new and existing businesses. 

As Scotland’s largest provider of Business Gateway, we provide these services across three Scottish regions – Aberdeen City and Shire, Tayside and Lanarkshire, offering practical help, advice and support for both new and growing businesses - at no extra cost. 

We play a key role in Glasgow City Council’s Business Growth Programme to help drive sustainable growth across the entire business lifecycle of Glasgow’s SMEs. For ambitious businesses looking to grow, expert advice is available on specific areas including design thinking, financial management, digital innovation and more. 

In Fraserburgh we provide one-to-one support to nurture a pipeline of new and early-stage businesses. Our goal is to help individuals in this region overcome the barriers which come with starting or growing a business

Find out more about the support available in your region below. 

Aberdeen
Practical help, advice and support for both new and growing businesses in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Dundee
Starting or growing a business in Dundee? Our Business Gateway Tayside team can help.
Fraserburgh
Practical help, advice and support for both new and growing businesses in Fraserburgh.
Glasgow
Access leading business support, advice and expertise in Glasgow.
Perth
Free of charge help, advice and support for start-ups and existing businesses in Perth & Perthshire.
 Lanarkshire
We have a wealth of experience to help with everything from starting up to growing your business.