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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, grow a business or relocate in West Lothian.

We can offer help and assistance including:

  • Advice on developing a business plan.
  • Advice about financing your business.
  • All the information you need, including statistics, market research and help to find business premises in West Lothian from our Business Information Service.
  • Free Business Factsheets on running a business, sales, marketing, finance and tax.
  • Workshops & Seminars including marketing, social media and recruitment.

Business Gateway works closely with Youth Business Scotland  providing additional support, including grants & loans for young people aged between 18 and 26 who want to start a business.

Advisers at Business Gateway West Lothian are well versed in the eligibility criteria for many of the schemes of financial assistance currently on offer to companies based in or relocating to West Lothian. They can help you search for grants and other funds which are appropriate to your business, and have a proven track record in helping companies to access these funds. There are also a number of other products available in West Lothian included in our Business Grants and Loans Guide.

Our services are free, easily accessible and our staff are friendly and impartial.

You can visit our offices at 4 Greendykes Road, Broxburn or

West Lothian Connected, 16a The Centre, Livingston.

We also have appointments available in Linlithgow, Armadale, Whitburn, Fauldhouse and Bathgate.

Call us now on 01506 777400

or e-mail bgateway@westlothian.gov.uk