Business development and advice

Business resilience

Business resilience

Building business resilience is the best way to future-proof your company. We’re here to provide you with support and expertise to ensure your organisation is positioned to meet the changing nature of the world of work.

Attracting investment

Our growth investments team can help you find sources of finance, engage with funders and secure investment to grow and safeguard your business.

Selling online

Find out about ecommerce, the steps you need to take start selling online and the support we and our partners can offer.

Support to secure innovation funding

Funding can go a long way in helping you build business resilience. Whether you’re looking for a business grant or need help accessing and understanding other types of funding, we can help.

Exports and international markets

International markets can offer huge opportunities for your business. We can help you find the right markets or expand your international sales and discover new opportunities.

Workplace innovation support

Our workplace innovation services and best practice guidance will help empower your staff to make your business more efficient, productive and profitable.

Employee ownership

Learn more about employee ownership to find out if it's the right strategy for you and your business. Get free advice and support from our experts. 

Succession planning

Learn about succession planning for your business and the different options available, including trade sale, employee buyout, ownership transfer, flotation, management buyout, and more.

Adopt safe working practices

Planning ahead will help to build the resilience of your workforce and ensure you are future proofing your business to meet the changing nature of the world of work.

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Get expert advice

Find out how to make your business more resilient - read our seven-point checklist.

You'll find advice on digital transformation, workforce reskilling and innovation from Clare Alexander, our Head of Business Models and Workplace Innovation. 

Clare Alexander, Head of Workplace Innovation, Scottish Enterprise

The support from Scottish Enterprise has been pivotal in allowing us to progress faster. The team's expertise has also helped connect us with global markets and the right contacts.

Paul Slorach, Business Development Director, Verlume