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Business Advice and Support

In West Lothian we benefit from our long-term commitment to Business Gateway. This service, which is provided by West Lothian Council, helps people to start their own business and delivers specialist advisory support to established or growing businesses.

Our Business Start Up team can offer help and assistance including:

  • Advice on developing a business plan.
  • Advice about financing your business.
  • Free Business Factsheets on running a business, sales, marketing, finance and tax.
  • Workshops & Seminars including marketing, tax and e-commerce advice.

For business start up advice and support Tel 01506 283400 or email: bgateway@westlothian.gov.uk.

In addition to this  Business Gateway Growth Advisers work with larger firms to:

  • Support investment, training and job creation.
  • Provide support  with exporting
  • Introduce new products or services
  • Build competitiveness through marketing and staff development

Whether it's helping new firms to begin trading or creating more secure employment in West Lothian, Business Gateway helps build a stronger local economy.

For business growth advice and support Tel 01506 283400 or email: bgateway@westlothian.gov.uk..