Business Gateway in Falkirk offers businesses practical help and guidance. Whether you're starting up or growing a business, we can help you access publicly-funded business support services. By supporting new and developing businesses across the Falkirk Council area, we contribute to Scotland's economic wellbeing.

Our free support available includes:

  • Workshops and events
  • Expert advice
  • Access to Scottish Enterprise programmes
  • Aftercare support
  • Links with professional organisations

You can find details of free courses and events on the Business Gateway Falkirk website.

Human Resources Support

Business Gateway Falkirk offers a professional HR Advisory Service providing information, advice and support on a broad range of employment matters.

Whether you already employ people or are looking to hire someone for the first time, let us help you ensure you meet legislation and have the right staff for the job.

With our dedicated HR Business Adviser, helpful guides, templates and workshops, you can select the method which suits you to ensure your staff are happy and your business can be a success. Our expertise covers all areas of employment, from recruitment, working hours, training, legislation, health and safety and payroll.

Expert Help - Support to help your business succeed

Our Expert Help scheme allows businesses to access support from a specialist to help them grow and develop their business for free.

What can this support be used for?

This support can be used for the following purposes

  • Marketing
  • IT
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Leadership & Organisational Development
  • Digital Media Solutions
  • Environmental Support
  • Internationalisation
  • Innovation

What is available?

  • Up to 3 days fully funded support
  • Advice from experienced, qualified, professional experts
  • Wide range of sectors and industries covered

Who can apply?

Any SME (< 250 employees) involved in manufacturing or business to business services with ambition to grow turnover over the next 3 years.

The retail sector or B2C may be considered where the market is wider than local area eg implementation of e-commerce platforms.

How to apply