Startup & Business Growth Resources

For those in the Fraserburgh area looking to start their own business or hoping to grow an existing one, there are a number of resources available offering advice, support and in some cases financial support to help you kick start your plans. Running your own business can be rewarding and exciting so whether you’re starting from scratch with a new idea, or looking for some inspiration to take your business to new levels some of these resources should be really helpful!

Aberdeenshire Council offer support depending on the needs of the region and can range from help with hiring and training your first employees to offering specialist advice for rural businesses.

Fraserburgh Development Trust is a membership-led charity which aims to improve, sustain and regenerate the local community within the AB43 postcode. They aim to help the area become a place where people want, and are able to live in work in and visit with a vibrant economy with opportunities for all.

Enterprise North East Trust and Business Gateway offer a range of free events and workshops covering a range of relevant topics for the start-up or growing business all free of charge. You have the opportunity to be assigned a Business Advisor who can give you support and through their Information Centre you can access market reports to aid you in your research.

Scottish Enterprise work to stimulate the growth of the Scottish economy, improve its business infrastructure, exploit low carbon opportunities and support businesses. Aimed at businesses with ambitious high growth plans and with an interest in offering services across global markets, they can offer support, guidance and assistance with funding.