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Running a business

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What does this involve?

Keep your business running smoothly and moving in the right direction with the help of our handy guides, articles and online tutorials. There are guides on various ways to grow your business. You can read up on owning or renting business premises, on environmental policy and on risk management. And there’s a large selection of information technology resources as well as resources on other, more niche topics.

Browse the online resources for your business stage. The more complex the subject matter, the more detail Business Gateway provide.

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?

Guides typically take 5 to 10 minutes to read, while an online tutorial may last 15 minutes.

Important information

You can browse Business Gateway’s online resources by topic as well as by business stage.

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website for more information on running a business.


Support provided by Business Gateway