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What can
Business Gateway Fife
do for you?

Whether you want to start up a business or want assistance with your existing business, Business Gateway Fife should be your first point of contact.




Helping to develop
your business

Reaching your business goals can be acheived more easily with the support of the Business Gateway Fife team - call us to talk about your business.




What can
Business Gateway Fife
do for you?

Whether you want to start up a business or want assistance with your existing business, Business Gateway Fife should be your first point of contact.



Home Business support Funding and investment
Grants and loans to grow your business
New Town Centre Business Support Fund Launched
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Business Gateway Fife is delighted to be able to offer valuable support funds for town centre businesses as Fife Council continues its efforts to revitalise its key towns. With no fewer than 3 funding packages available to eligible businesses, Business Gateway Fife is urging companies, individuals and landlords to discuss potential projects.


See which packages could benefit you below...


Vacant Property Improvement Grant

The Vacant Property Improvement Grant is designed to support physical improvements to the exterior or interior of vacant properties (empty for 6 months or more) to support new and existing businesses opening new outlets in town centre areas.  Note - further conditions apply.


Business Improvement Grant


The Business Improvement Grant is designed to support existing businesses with potential shop front upgrades or improvements to their business, for example, developing an online presence, entering the world of e-commerce or looking at diversifying their business. If you are considering any improvements to your business, why not discuss your plans with a business adviser and discover whether support funding may be available.  Note - further conditions apply.


Town Centre Expert Help to Transform Your Business


Our Expert Help Programme has been instrumental in providing valuable support from some of the leading specialists on a wide range of activities from retail specialists, legal expertise, marketing, finance and HR. The Expert Help Programme is designed to contribute towards the execution of an action plan and can help town centre businesses transform their performance.


To find out more and to discuss your project contact us now on 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk

Create in Fife Fund
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The Create in Fife Fund has been launched to offer financial support to creative businesses in Fife.  The management and administration of the fund will be delivered through Business Gateway Fife on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development.


 The fund will offer a 50% contribution up to a maximum of £1000 and will support the following areas:-


 - Market development

- Web development

- Feasibility research

- Process and product development

- Trade exhibition attendance as an exhibitor although not travel costs

- E-commerce development

- Expert help consultancy contributions

- Capital equipment

- Premise refurbishment


For further information on the fund, contact Business Gateway Fife on 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk 


Grants and Support Directory
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Developing your business may require some sort of financing. We’ll direct you towards likely sources of finance (loans, grants and external investments). And we’ll also be able to help you decide how much money you’re going to need. Search our online Grants and support directory to find out what’s available in your area www.finance.scotland.gov.uk/types/grants 


Fife Investment Fund
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This Fife Council funded grant can help with funding to encourage small companies in Fife to invest and grow their business and can help in the following areas – plant and machinery, property improvements, product development, process improvement, training and market development.


Your company may be eligible for assistance if you employ up to 50 people in manufacturing, business to business services or tourism. Your development plan must show that the investment will bring an economic benefit to Fife by way of increased employment and/or turnover.

 Contact an adviser on 01592 858333 to discuss your situation

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