Joint ventures and partnering

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What does this involve?

When you embark on a joint venture, you agree to partner with another business – on a specific project, on a separate new business, or by forming a partnership. Joint ventures can bring benefits such as increased capacities, cost-sharing or access to greater resources or new markets. But an unsuitable partnership may expose your business to new risks.

A joint venture is a major step and it’s vital to seek expert advice before committing yourself. This free Business Gateway guide to joint ventures and partnering gives an overview of what’s involved.

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free and impartial service.

Who is this for?

Any business based in Scotland, at any stage in its life cycle.

How long does this take?

Spend 6 minutes finding out about joint ventures and partnering.

Important information

You must seek independent expert advice to agree the terms and conditions of a joint venture agreement. Your local Business Gateway office can direct you to relevant support.

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website for more advice on joint ventures and partnering.

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