Business Gateway

Montage of businesses at work

[L to R: 9 Callanish B&B, Hebscape Gallery, Iain Hector Morrison, Surf Lewis, Uist Sea Tours, Buth Bharraigh]

Business Gateway offer a broad range of advice, support and financial assistance to new and developing businesses including:-

  • Advice and Support
  • Information on specific business ideas
  • General Business Information Factsheets
  • Business Planning guidance
  • Marketing guidance
  • Financial assistance

If you have a new business idea or plans to grow your existing business and would like to find out more please visit or contact your nearest Business Gateway office to request information or speak to an Adviser.

For online advice on the following issues visit

  • Starting Up
  • Exploit your ideas
  • Finance and grants
  • IT and e-commerce
  • Taxes, returns and payroll
  • Sales and marketing
  • Employing people
  • International trade
  • Health, safety, premises
  • Grow your business
  • Environment & efficiency
  • Buy or sell a business

Contact Details

Contact us for help and advice, applications, or more information