Across Lanarkshire there is a wealth of support for individuals considering self employment, starting a business or those already running a new or existing business. Business Gateway Lanarkshire is delivered on behalf of North and South Lanarkshire Councils by Lanarkshire Enterprise Services Ltd. The service works with individuals and businesses to support them to achieve their business ambitions and goals. A free service, Business Gateway, can support you with a range of advice, expert knowledge, business information & market intelligence and workshops & events. Importantly, Business Gateway can also link into support provided by other public and private sector agencies which can further support your business ambitions.
The range of Business Gateway professional resources and support are designed to help you learn new skills, create opportunities and develop strategies for a successful business. These include:
• bgateway.com which is full of information to help all businesses. You’ll find advice on important issues such as details on legislation affecting your business sector, marketing on a budget, starting a business and employment.
• Business information – a range of free and detailed information to help support your business opportunities. This includes
• Market research reports
• Tailored company lists
• Demographics and statistics
• International market reports
• Commercial property searches
• Workshops and events – free practical workshops and events delivered across Lanarkshire on a range of important business areas.
• Business Advisers – Business Gateway Lanarkshire has a team of experienced business advisers that are on hand to help and support you to start your new venture or to grow your existing business. As well as extensive business knowledge our advisers have direct links to wider public and private sector support programmes across a range of areas such as taking on employees and finance and funding.
If you are thinking about starting a business or looking for support grow and develop your existing business please get in touch with Business Gateway on 01236 702020.