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Reduce the cost of running your business

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

Browse our categories 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.

You can browse all support currently listed on Find Business Support and sign up to receive our newsletter, so you are kept up-to-date with all the latest support from across Scotland’s public sector.

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For individuals struggling with the cost of living, the Scottish Government has launched a website that includes information on help available for households to meet rising energy, housing and other costs.

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Resources and support

Find out what funding is available to help businesses adopt new, green ways of working – and how it can help you implement more efficient processes and technologies in the workplace.

As costs rise, it's important to keep an eye on your cashflow and make sure your business has enough money coming in to cover any expenditure. Find advice on managing your finances, invoicing and other vital tasks.

It's easier to make changes in the workplace when your employees are part of the process. Get advice on how you can encourage your staff to adopt green practices in the workplace that can save your business money, too.

Reducing waste is better for the planet and can make your business more efficient in the long run. Find out more about the circular economy in Scotland and how it can benefit your business.

Find support and advice for businesses and employees going through the redundancy process.

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