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Economic Development Support and advice
Support for Aberdeenshire Business Scheme
Practical business advice and discretionary financial assistance, in the forms of loans and grants, to both new and existing businesses throughout Aberdeenshire.
First Employee Grant scheme
Find out about our £1,000 grant to help your company with the costs of a first employee.
Business Gateway offer professional resources and support to help your business at any stage. This includes workshops, events, news and advice.
Rural Shop Support Scheme
Grant assistance of up to £7,500 or 50% of costs, may be available to help the development and diversification of rural retail outlets, which provide small communities with general stores and / or Post Office facilities.
Business Loans Scotland
They offer up to £100,000 to new and growing, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Contact our local economic development officer for help on how to apply.
Business Continuity Planning
Business Continuity Planning is a management process that provides a framework for building resilience of an organisation with respect to any eventuality.
If you are looking to finance a new business but struggling to raise funds then a personal loan from the government backed Start Up Loan Company may be the answer.
Community-Led Local Development
A new funding opportunity has arisen for Aberdeenshire’s communities. European Union funding is to be made available from 2014-20 to support Community-Led Local Development (CLLD)
EU Referendum Service
Aberdeenshire Council is committed to supporting businesses in the North East through any period of change resulting from the EU referendum.
Connection voucher scheme
Apply for connection vouchers to help with full fibre broadband installation costs for your business.
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