We support employers to develop more flexible workplaces which offer significant business benefits, attract diverse talent and increase productivity. Working in partnership with employers, we aim to create a happier workforce driven by the knowledge that flexibility works for people, for business and for our economy.
Working with The Lens uncovers ideas that transforms how you do business, providing you with investment ready prototypes to scale and grow. By developing intrapreneurial skills and mindsets, your people will fulfil their creative potential, embracing challenges and realising opportunities. The Lens is a platform for innovation that powers a Read more [...]
Can Do Crieff is a community driven co-working space built by and relying on the contribution of its members. Our members are business owners, entrepreneurs, self-employed or remote workers who have 24/7 access to the space for a monthly membership fee. Can Do Crieff exists to create an affordable, comfortable Read more [...]
Intelligent creative communications. Spreng Thomson help ambitious and entrepreneurial businesses to achieve their goals. Their expertise includes brand building, crisis communications, issues management, media, media training, campaigns and internal communications. Spreng Thomson organise and manage workshops for clients ranging from media training to building your brand.
TechX is a unique proposition – providing expertise and support both as a technology accelerator and incubator for start-ups and SMEs looking to enter the oil and gas industry. At the different stages of the innovation journey, TechX offers access to experienced business mentors, co-working space, forward thinking business partners, Read more [...]
Tech Scotland Advocates (TSA) is a chapter of the Global Tech Advocate community – a private sector-led network of more than 10,000 Advocates who operate in the vanguard of the smart economy, in tech hubs across the world. TSA is a grassroots organisation, mobilising the power of individuals who are Read more [...]
The ‘Principally Women’ programme proposes a novel approach to achieving personal and business growth by addressing gender barriers faced by female business leaders. The programme is tailored to the needs of senior women business leaders in growth companies (and social enterprises) and seeks to identify women principals at a point Read more [...]
Investing Women is a growing community of women angel investors; which also supports female founders through their AccelerateHER programme. Investing Women’s holistic approach is seeing an increase in the number of female investors and scalable female founded businesses; delivering diversity and economic growth. Investing Women’s flagship events include the one Read more [...]
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group at Robert Gordon University seeks to diversify the North East economy through supporting the development and growth of student, staff and alumni startup ventures. With the world of work changing and innovation more important that ever, Robert Gordon University runs a range of projects to Read more [...]
ScotlandIS is the membership and cluster management organisation for Scotland’s digital technologies industry. We’re at the heart of Scotland’s digital economy, shaping, changing and driving it forward. ScotlandIS works with members and partners to support the wider digital transformation of business and society. They provide their members with connections up, Read more [...]
WeDO Scotland is an exclusive support and networking membership organisation providing growth acceleration and peer-to-peer learning for Scotland’s most ambitious entrepreneurs & business leaders. Their focus is on promoting business growth and strengthening competitive advantage. WeDO supports their members through facilitating introductions, giving guidance and collaborating with one another. Members Read more [...]
Glasgow City of Science and Innovation is a facilitation organisation at the heart of the West of Scotland’s innovation ecosystem, with over 90 diverse partners. Our vision is to work smarter, in partnership, to raise the profile of Glasgow and the West of Scotland as a world-class science destination and Read more [...]
Scotland for EO is a leadership group, led by industry working in partnership with the public sector. It will have a championing, influencing and facilitating role with the aim of building a stronger, larger and more confident employee ownership (EO) community in Scotland. Under the strapline ‘Employees CAN DO Ownership’, Read more [...]
Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) is the arm of Scottish Enterprise working in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise that supports company growth through collaborative and employee ownership business models. It also works in partnership with other organisations to support the development of community co-operatives such as renewable energy and broadband. Read more [...]
Roslin Innovation Centre forms part of an exciting new £30 million multi-purpose and multi occupancy development at the centre of the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus. Connecting clinical teaching, research and commercialisation in a space designed to inspire innovation and collaboration, Roslin Innovation Centre attracts bioscience businesses keen to Read more [...]
All of Scotland’s 19 higher education institutions is set up to work with businesses and organisations, collaborating with around 20,000 Scottish businesses every year and another 10,000 from outside of Scotland in Research and Innovation. Scotland’s Universities have an excellent track record in successful commercialisation of world-class research; they can Read more [...]
The research pooling initiative was created by the Scottish Funding Council to encourage researchers across Scottish higher education to pool their resources and respond to increasing international competition. For the majority of pools the original SFC funding has now come to an end, however the research pools continue to contribute Read more [...]
Living Wage accreditation celebrates employers that choose to go further than the government minimum. The Living Wage employer mark is awarded to Scottish employers as a symbol of responsible business practice. Living Wage accreditation celebrates employers that choose to go further than the government minimum. Research shows that paying the Read more [...]
The Scottish Business Pledge is a values-led partnership between Government and business. It is a shared ambition of boosting productivity, competitiveness, sustainable employment, and workforce engagement and development. It is built on a voluntary code of business practice which you can use to guide and boost the future development of Read more [...]
Business Gateway is a business advice service which offers assistance to both entrepreneurial-minded people with ideas and also existing companies.
This is a peer group for women entrepreneurs who want to be challenged.
Impact Hub prides itself on being globally connected but also locally rooted in each location.
The EY Foundation is an independent registered charity, supporting young people facing barriers to employment and further education.
The Northern Innovation Hub was developed to help SMEs in the Highland Council area to improve their businesses.
The goal is to help you enable, accelerate and succeed your business - you are the focus.
This fintech hub provides free space and expertise within the Entrepreneurial Hub at Royal Bank of Scotland HQ for innovative fintech entrepreneurs and startups.
Scotland House can provide your business with a home away from home in London.
Can Do Places are a nurturing network whereby workshops and events are put on to help you make things happen.
Shoal's mission is to create a co-working network that connects every entrepreneurial ecosystem in the world.
Arts & Business Scotland is an independent Scottish charity which acts as a channel between the cultural and business sectors.
Adopt an Intern is an organisation which supports all sectors to access graduate talent of all ages, skill sets and backgrounds, including those returning to education.
Gearing for Growth was established to work with business leaders and companies to help them to realise their full potential and that of their business and team.
The Prince’s Trust is Scotland’s leading youth charity which supports unemployed or underemployed young people into self-employment.
DSL Business Finance provides loans to start-ups and growing businesses that cannot access loans from traditional sources.
Social Enterprise Academy will support you on your journey of personal and skills development and will enable you to have a growing social enterprise.
Social Enterprise Scotland is Scotland’s national membership body and network for social enterprises, which can support and fund your social enterprise.
Tontine supports businesses in the creative industry, it can give you access to events, co-working spaces, workshops and conference rooms.
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body that can support you to build employability skills.
Digital Tourism Scotland can help you navigate and utilise the digital platforms of your business.
Visit Scotland is the national tourist board, they can provide business surgeries, online media training, grants for your growing business in tourism.