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One-To-One Surgeries

Meet our Experts

At Business Gateway Fife we offer a variety of introductory surgeries, giving you access to free expert advice tailored to suit your business needs.  See below for more details:

Innovation Support Surgeries - For Businesses

Business Gateway Fife has teamed up with Interface to offer free and confidential one-to-one Innovation Clinics in Fife, giving you an opportunity to discuss your business ideas and challenges.
 
Shelley Breckenridge, Business Engagement Manager at Interface, is looking to help businesses diversify, carry out research, access student groups and develop new products, processes or services by connecting them with Scottish universities and research institutes. Shelley holds fortnightly clinics in the Enterprise Hub in Glenrothes where you can meet up to discuss your current requirements and get advice on how Interface can help. She can also advise on funding options as Interface administer Scottish Funding Council Innovation Vouchers of up to £5k, which can be applicable for some of the projects that come forward after these discussions.  
 
For more information visit www.interface-online.org.uk
 

For more information on upcoming surgeries and to book a place, please call 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk

 

Business Banking Surgeries

If you have a specific banking query then Dale Robertson from the Royal Bank of Scotland will be available at Business Gateway Fife to offer 30minute appointments.  Dale can provide expert assistance on your banking needs to ensure you find suitable information and solutions to take your business forward.

For more information on upcoming surgeries and to book a place, please call 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk

Bright Ideas Scotland Surgeries – Inventions and Innovation for New Ideas

If you have a bright idea for a new product or service and need advice to turn it into a commercial business, this is your chance to speak with a specialist.  Providing advice on patents, trademarks, prototypes and taking your product to market, this one-hour session will answer all your questions.

For more information on upcoming surgeries and to book a place, please call 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk


Legal Surgeries – Business and Property Related

If you have a business or property related query and need legal advice, Business Gateway Fife offers free monthly sessions with a legal expert, in conjunction with CCW Legal.  Example areas of advice include: choosing the right business structure, partnership/director agreements, buying or selling your business, exit strategies, leasing commercial property, lease disputes and buying/selling commercial property.  

For more information on upcoming surgeries and to book a place, please call 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk

Export Surgeries – Looking to trade outwith Scotland?

Our International Trade Adviser can provide advice for businesses that are looking to trade out with the UK.   Get advice on sourcing new markets, planning and developing your export strategy, access market reports and find out what training is available.  To make the most of your international potential, book a space at one of our monthly sessions.

For more information on upcoming surgeries and to book a place, please call 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk

Marketing Surgeries

If you are looking to generate new leads, improve your communications with clients, maximise the effectiveness of your website or develop your supporting marketing material, then our marketing sessions are for you. 

Please note: due to the limited spaces available at these surgeries, we recommend attending one of our free courses on general marketing first – click here for a full list of events.  If you require further advice or guidance on a specific marketing project, register to attend the surgery and meet with an expert from K2 Marketing.

For further information on any of the above surgeries, please call 01592 858333 or email success@bgfife.co.uk