Reduce the cost of running your business

We know that rising costs make it tough to run a business. That’s why we're here, with our partners, to help you find the support your business needs, all in one place.

Browse the categories below to find funding, advice and other support tailored to your needs - from making your business greener and more efficient, to managing your finances more effectively.

Most services are available to all businesses in Scotland, regardless of size or sector. Some are designed for specific industries or regions, or have other eligibility criteria - this will be stated clearly in the descriptions.

Scottish Government has launched a website, external link which will open in a new window to help individuals struggling with the cost of living that includes information on help available for households to meet rising energy, housing and other costs.

The UK Government has announced a scheme that will provide energy bill relief for non-domestic customers in Great Britain. Discounts will be applied to energy usage initially between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023. Read more about the scheme here., external link which will open in a new window

You can also browse all support currently listed on Find Business Support and sign up to receive our newsletter, external link which will open in a new window so you are kept up-to-date with all the latest support from across Scotland’s public sector.

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