Business Gateway

Business Gateway is a publicly funded service contributing to the economic wellbeing of Scotland by providing access to free business support services.  In Aberdeenshire the service provides assistance and impartial advice to people starting or growing their business by a combination of:

Online support – a comprehensive website with practical information and useful guides.

A programme of fully funded local workshops and events. Free workshops are delivered locally in Aberdeen, Peterhead and Inverurie for both start up and existing businesses.

Advice to suit specific business needs through a network of experienced business advisers. Locally based business advisors are available to support your business.

Business information – a dedicated team providing information and support on all aspects of starting and growing a business


For further information or to book a space on any of the workshops, please call 01224 289725 or click on the links below:

Events in Aberdeenshire

Events in Aberdeen


In addition, our local Survive and Thrive programme provides practical advice and support to businesses currently facing trading challenges. For more information please call 01224 289725 or use the web contact at


For examples of how Business Gateway has helped local businesses follow the link below:

Case studies