Starting a business
West Lothian's Business Gateway team deliver a full range of services designed to meet the needs of all those wishing to start a new business, buy into a business opportunity or become self-employed.
New business is the lifeblood of any area
West Lothian Business Gateway and the council can offer help and assistance including:
- Advice on developing a business plan
- Advice about financing your business
- Help to find business premised in West Lothian using the online Property Search
- Specialist Workshops delivered by External Consultants
- Workshops and Seminars
Business Gateway works closely with the Prince's Trust Youth Business Scotland providing additional support, including grants & loans for young people aged between 18 and 26 who want to start a business.