Free of charge help, advice and support for start-ups and existing businesses in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Elevator is the largest provider of Business Gateway services in Scotland, working across three of the country’s seven cities - Aberdeen, Dundee and Perth.
Our Business Gateway Aberdeen City & Shire team provides practical help, advice and support for both new and growing businesses which is accessible at no cost to Scottish businesses.
Starting a business? Our team is on hand to support businesses of all sizes from smaller lifestyle through to high growth, and any size in between. We offer a complete suite of services to suit your needs from funding to planning your first year, taking on staff, developing your marketing and running your business.
Your dedicated business adviser will support you through the journey, helping you tap into detailed workshops dedicated to the start-up journey. You will be introduced to networking opportunities to engage with likeminded business professionals and prospective clients. Coupled with our support we can point you in the direction of professional partners within our ecosystem to help with other start-up steps including opening a business bank account, setting up an accounting system or ensuring that you are aware of the legalities of your business.
We offer a plethora of support to those running businesses, whether you have been trading for one-year or more, operate as family business, a SME or a multinational organisation. Tailored areas of support include:
Expanding and growing your business
Diversifying your business into a new market, new products or services
Moving your business into the digital world
Developing new innovative products or services
Expanding your workforce
Overcoming unexpected challenges
With an ever-changing landscape for purchasing and delivering goods and services it is imperative that businesses understand the digital space. From tailored 1-2-1 advice, digital themed webinars, e-commerce and SEO specialists know-how to dedicated digital business support delivered via DigitalBoost the Scottish Government’s leading digital skills programme for businesses, our team is on hand to help strongly position your business in the digital sphere.
Whatever your business need, our experienced and dedicated advisory team is on hand to support you. Covering all areas of Aberdeen City & Shire, with a variety of skills, knowledge and expertise.