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Your business will grow and flourish if you create the right culture, demonstrate good leadership and motivate your staff. Who do you already have in your team who can help you meet your objectives? How can you develop your workforce to keep them, show they are valued and get the best out of them? Our employment advisers and partners can give you plenty of advice to help you grow your business.

Skills for Growth

Achieve your objectives with the help of this free, fully funded skills diagnostic service.

We can help you source training, help improve staff performance, carry out skills assessments, identify the resources you already have available, help with succession planning and create a development plan.

Head this way to find out how you can benefit from Skills for Growth.

Business Gateway

This publicly funded service provides access to free, impartial business support through their local offices across Scotland, advisers, events and online help.

Services include:

  • Online support, practical information and useful guides, via their website
  • Fully funded local workshops held throughout Scotland
  • Advice from a network of experienced business advisers
  • Free information on all aspects of growing a business


Visit Business Gateway now.

The Department for Work and Pensions

The DWP can help you retain staff, improve performance, save money and future-proof your business.

They have helpful resources and publications that show the trends and realities for businesses and employees including working patterns, promotion, training, the recruitment process, pay gaps and the average age that people stop working.

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