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Coronavirus Business Support Update - via Business Gateway

In this update, see the latest on how you can start to adapt, manage and plan to re-open your business safely.

With advice on managing new online platforms, links to our Coronavirus Hub and the Scottish Government safe working guidance for the retail, manufacturing and forestry sectors. A survey on business support, advice on mental health, a list of all official coronavirus funding and links to other business support services across Scotland.

Plus as always you can get 1:1 business support from our experienced advisers by getting in touch with your nearest Business Gateway office.

Coronavirus Support

Next Steps Once You’ve Started Selling Online

In the early days of lockdown, many small businesses which normally interacted face-to-face with customers had to rush to create a short-term online offering to get through the first few weeks. Now is the time to consider the next steps for managing your new online service. Read now.

Coronavirus Business Support Hub

Visit our Coronavirus Hub for online support to help your business prepare for it's next steps through the coronavirus crisis. Including links to the guidance for the retail, manufacturing and forestry sectors in Scotland on re-opening and safe working. Plus advice on funding, HR, well-being and mental health, digital marketing and restructuring. Coronavirus support.

Find Business Support Survey

As businesses start to reopen we are keen to understand how we can better support you and the needs of your business at this time. This short survey will help us adapt the advice and guidance we provide to make it better meet your needs. The information provided will be shared with public sector partners.  The survey will take less than 5 minutes to complete and all answers are anonymous. Take survey.

Get Local Business Adviser Support

Our local offices are all operating remotely and our advisers can help you with your plans to re-open or adapt your business, manage remote working, restructure business finances, access funding, HR and more. Just get in touch with your nearest office today. Get local support.

Supporting Your Wellbeing & Mental Health During COVID-19 and Beyond

Managing and supporting our emotional and mental wellbeing has never been so important as it is during the current COVID-19 outbreak. It is helpful to explore what mental health is and what we can all do to ensure that we take action to remain well. Read now.

Coronavirus Business Funding & Grants - Daily Update

Looking to check if more support is out there for your business? This download will show you the full list of what funding and grants are available to businesses as a result of the coronavirus. Download now.

Find Other Business Support From Across Scotland

Browse the findbusinesssupport.gov.scot website for an overview of what other business support and advice is available throughout Scotland. Find support.