Business Support in Dundee

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Free of charge help, advice and support for start-ups and existing businesses in Dundee and Angus.

Working across Dundee, Angus, and Perth & Kinross, our Business Gateway Tayside team provides practical help, advice and support to business across all sectors, whatever stage they’re at.

If you’re preparing to launch a business or go self-employed, we can guide you with one-to-one support, online webinars and access to funding. If you are an established business, we can support you through setting goals to expand, diversifying your offering, or growing your team.

Our local advisers have expert knowledge in areas such as finance, HR and marketing, and can also connect you with other industry specialists­ – all for free!

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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 Tayside 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.


Existing Businesses

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
  • Internationalisation
  • Expanding your workforce
  • Funding routes
  • Overcoming unexpected challenges


Digital Support

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 Dundee, with a variety of skills, knowledge and expertise. For further information contact a member of our team on 01382 443400 or email


Support for Start-Ups
If you are thinking about starting a new business or becoming self employed then our experienced team can help you.
Support for Growing Businesses
We know that running a business can be both rewarding and challenging, trying to grow sale and profit can be difficult.
Finance and Funding
Business Gateway Tayside - covering Dundee, Angus & Perth - has access to a wide range of funding and finance programmes to support the growth and development of your business.
Employing Staff
We have an dedicated in-house HR Adviser - Ann Kerr - who can help with all aspects of taking on and employing staff, from recruitment through to training and performance management.
Digital Support
We run a number of webinars locally from our Perth and Dundee offices. These include "Social Media" and "Trading Online".
Young Entrepreneurs
Our team is dedicated to supporting young entrepreneurs, this includes links to potential grants, loans and support for individuals aged 18-30.
Ecosystem Support
We understand that your relationship with your clients is important.
Contact a Business Gateway Adviser in Dundee