Business Advice and Support

Scottish Borders Council deliver many services to local businesses, from one-to-one professional advice to large scale events.
We also offer a free, unbiased signposting service for business looking for assistance, working with other agencies and business organisations to ensure the support services offer to local companies.
Support Available:

Scottish Borders Council: provides a range of services including statutory requirements with business support co-ordinated via the Economic Development service. Call now on 01835 826727.
Business Gateway: free, impartial advice to help you locate, start up or grow your business in the Scottish Borders. You can email or call 0844 875 0171 to speak to the Advisor team based in Selkirk.
Scottish Development International: delivers service and support to international companies wishing to develop a cost-effective base in Scotland for serving customers world-wide.
Scottish Enterprise: works with ambitious companies and industries to support business growth and develop Scotland's business environment.
South of Scotland Business Solutions:  the South of Scotland knowledge transfer hub - a partnership project between further and higher institutions operating across the South of Scotland. 

Valued Investor Programme

The Scottish Borders ‘Valued Investor Programme’ offers dedicated support to businesses relocating to the Scottish Borders.