Archive of articles related to Scottish small businesses and fast-growth SMEs.

Funding your small business

A complete list of Scottish business grants

Here, we provide information on the Scottish business grants that could help your company grow and flourish.

Business management

Scotland election manifestos 2021 – what’s in them for small businesses?

Ahead of the election on May 6, we've rounded up the small business pledges from each of the Scottish political party manifestos


Covid-19 roadmap – when can I reopen my business in Scotland?

Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has laid out the next steps of her roadmap to ease Covid-19 restrictions for businesses from April


£40m funding for hospitality firms in Scotland – what we know so far

A new £40m funding package for hospitality and other businesses affected by coronavirus restrictions in Scotland launches today (October 20th)


Scottish report calls for Government to take stakes in SMEs

New recommendations ask the Scottish Government to take stakes in struggling businesses, among other measures to boost the economy


Scottish government launches small business coronavirus helpline

The Scottish government has launched a helpline for small businesses coping with the unfolding coronavirus pandemic


Glasgow is the UK’s most independent city – does your nearest city rank?

Glasgow is the UK's most independent city according to a study looking at the number of independents versus the number of big chains.


The essential guide to starting a business in Glasgow

Glasgow has a lot to offer start-up business owners and it's becoming an increasingly popular area to live in, too. Here's why you should consider it.


Scotland lags behind rest of the UK for new business creation

More help for businesses needed from both central and devolved government needed for entrepreneurs in Scotland.


Go north and prosper – Edinburgh named best city for co-working

The Scottish capital of Edinburgh is the most popular city for co-working spaces, closely followed by Leeds and Bristol, according to new research.


Starting a business in Edinburgh: A small business guide

The location of a startup is important because it influences its rate of growth and expansion. Edinburgh has been named as the best place to start a small business in the UK.


Amazon Academy helps Scottish SMEs succeed in the global digital economy

Enterprise Nation and Amazon team up for free Amazon Academy event in Edinburgh to provide practical advice for SMEs who want to set up and grow their business online.

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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