Free consultancy advice for small businesses adapting to impact of Coronavirus

Support provided by Enterprise Nation

What does this involve?

The Recovery Advice for Business scheme offers small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) access to free expert advice until 31st December to help them recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Enterprise Nation, the small business support network, is providing free access to its platform to enable SMEs to connect with business advisers who can support on issues such as HR, legal affairs, advertising, and accounting. The advisers are all members of professional bodies and trade associations across a range of relevant services sectors.The scheme is open to SMEs from all sectors. Through Enterprise Nation they are able to search for and arrange calls with advisers who are participating in the programme. Each call is free and can last up to one-hour. They provide a great way to ask questions and understand the steps you can take to help your business to recover and grow.There is no limit on the number advisers that you speak to but each adviser is only committed to providing one-hour of free advice per business.

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you run a small or medium sized business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

It’s free for small and medium sized businesses to sign up, take the diagnostic tool, and access support.

Who is this for?

The Recovery Advice for Business Scheme is for small and medium sized businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19 and could use the advice of business experts to:

*help them adapt and recover, touching on all aspects of the business
*provide a sounding board for business and financial planning
*support personal and team wellbeing, especially issues related to HR
*new business owners who have launched during the crisis and seeking help in setting a strategy or growing sales

How long does this take?

It takes just a few minutes to sign up. Then you'll be asked to complete a short business diagnostic to help tailor your support.

Next steps

Sign up for a free Enterprise Nation account to access the free advice and connect with advisers. There are hundreds of advisers offering support, search based on the needs of your business. If you need any assistance, contact

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