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Business support programmes

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What does this involve?

Companies in Scotland can join 3 free business support programmes designed to help them grow.

The 3 programmes are:

  • AI and digital capabilities
  • Creating a strategy for transformational growth
  • Supporting the net zero journey

Due to the personalised nature of these programmes, a maximum of 12 businesses can be enrolled in the strategy and net zero programmes.

Participating businesses will need to be able to attend a number of half-day workshops in Edinburgh over a 3-month period.

The first session is expected to take place in early November 2024.

The programmes are offered by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Scottish Enterprise.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible if your business is based in Scotland and has 10 or more employees.  

Your business can apply for all 3 programmes, but you will need to submit a separate application form for each.

The sessions are intended for senior decision makers in the company, such as the CEO, director or head of department.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Senior decision makers in Scottish businesses with 10 or more employees.

How long does this take?

For the 'AI and digital capabilities' and 'Creating strategy for transformational growth' programmes, you'll need to attend 6 half-day sessions over a 3-month period. These sessions will take place in-person in Edinburgh.

For the 'Supporting the net zero journey' programme, you'll need to attend a half-day session once a month for a 3-month period. These sessions will also take place in-person in Edinburgh.

The first session is expected to start in early November 2024.

Important information

These free programmes are available to Scottish businesses with 10 or more employees.

You can apply now by completing an application form. Your business can apply for all 3 programmes, but you will need to submit a separate application form for each.

Next steps

Visit the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce website for more information and to apply.

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise Scottish Chambers Edinburgh City Chambers - LOGO ONLY