We work with a variety of partners who can help your business.
South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE)
The one-stop shop for businesses and enterprising communities throughout Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. Every enterprise is different, and SOSE support is tailored to your stage and situation. Services can include training, advice, specialist expertise, and funding.
A website that lists all the business support services available in Scotland. Businesses can use this website to find the support and funding they need to start or grow their business.
A government-backed lender that provides loans to small and medium-sized businesses in Scotland. They offer loans from £25,000 to £250,000 for businesses with growth ambitions.
A not-for-profit company that provides loans to small businesses and social enterprises in Scotland. They offer loans up to £50,000 for any business purpose apart from re-financing.
Offering a variety of programs and services to help young people develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in life. These include programs to help young people start their own businesses, find work, and improve their education.
A government-funded organization that provides advice and support to businesses in Scotland on energy efficiency and renewable energy. They offer a range of services, including energy audits, financial assistance, and training.
Helping businesses reduce their waste and save money. They can help businesses improve their environmental performance and attract customers who care about sustainability.
A website that lists all public sector contracts in Scotland. Businesses can use this website to find out about upcoming contracts and to bid for work.
A free service that helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) win public sector contracts. The SDP offers a range of resources and support, including training, advice, and networking opportunities.