Local support for businesses

Scottish Borders Council and Business Gateway work closely together with Scottish Enterprise and a range of other partners to provide a range of business advice and support services.
In addition to a range of free to access business development and skills programmes, businesses in the Scottish Borders may qualify for financial assistance and access to expert advisory support services.
Support may also be available from a number of local agencies, to design and implement custom business development solutions to support every part of your business lifecycle, from start-up and expansion, to modernisation, restructuring and the development of new products and processes.
We can also help your business to access loans and public and private sector equity investment to help carry you forward into a bright and profitable future.

Why people relocate

Ever wondered why have so many talented people decided to locate their businesses and lives in the Scottish Borders?
Everyone’s situation is unique, but the feeling amongst business people who have located to the Scottish Borders is that living and working here offers the best of both worlds.
Click on the following links to find out more about those who have already relocated to the Borders.

Whatever your individual or business needs are, locating to the Scottish Borders really could be the best move of your life.