Borders VIP services for Investors

Borders' Valued Investor Programme (Borders VIP)

Borders VIP offers dedicated support to businesses relocating to the Scottish Borders. Our free, confidential Borders VIP services range from general information and advice about doing business in the Borders to highly specialised responses to complex requirements.

Drawing from a network of expertise from business service providers and support agencies, the Borders VIP team can deliver a range of solutions to assist with the relocation of your business including:

  • Provide key information to inform your strategic planning process;
  • Help to find the right property in the right location;
  • Help co-ordinate a fact-finding trip, including site tours with agents if applicable;
  • Provide financial advice – from local accountants to funding sources;
  • Local introductions, to help you to integrate in the Borders and establish a key business network;
  • Provide details about the fantastic quality of life that the Scottish Borders offers;
  • Offer personal relocation advice for you and your workforce – including housing, education, healthcare, etc.


As a valued investor, we are committed to helping you in anyway we can.

You can email business@scotborders.gov.uk

Perfect Base

The Scottish Borders is a perfect base to develop your business.
 
It offers a distinct competitive advantage to companies based here –  lower rents, competitive wages and salaries, a loyal and skilled workforce.
 
With good information and communications technology, from your base in the Borders you can do business anywhere.