- Prospects Self-employment
Includes advice and guidance on starting up and links to other sources of information
- Business Gateway
Help and advice for businesses
- Dragons Den
- The Entrepreneurial Exchange
'Scotland’s leading organisation for ambitious growth oriented entrepreneurs.' They have over 400 members including well know, high profile Scottish entrepreneurs. They run many events, some of which non-members can pay to attend.
- Flying Start
Dedicated to getting student and graduate businesses started
- Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Information for businesses in the Scottish Highlands
- HM Revenue and Customs
Starting a business information
- HMRC webinars
online seminars for businesses and the self-employed
- The National Enterprise Network
a membership body for those committed to the support and development of enterprise
- Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust
Charity providing essential finance and professional support for young entrepreneurs in Scotland
The UK association of organisations and individuals who support the growth of women's business ownership.
A site for inspiring entrepreneurs. It includes lots of practical advice and case studies of people who’ve done it.
- Start your own business guide by Gov.uk
- Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE)
Information, events and support for students at university in Scotland who are inspired by enterprise
the Scottish Business Information Services at the National Library of Scotland. Provides a a link to starting a business.
- Shell LiveWire
Sign-up for their free 'Start a Business Toolkit'