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A Kilsyth-based tourism company has expanded its services and successfully increased its customer base by 40% after the business owner accessed expert support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway. Founded by Alastair Ewen in 2016, Aspen Outdoors is committed to sharing the very best of S

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A Highland woodturning business run by an 18-year-old is now able to produce products in a more streamlined way after the business owner accessed specialist start-up support from Business Gateway. Daniel Stewart began woodturning in 2020 when he was just 14, after being gifted a lathe by his granny.

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Two local mothers have turned their shared passion for gin and the Highlands into a successful craft gin business in just eight months. Catriona and Cara first launched Bealach Gin in October 2023. The pair met at a local mother and toddler group and soon became firm friends, realising that the

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A husband-and-wife team has brought Sri Lankan cuisine to Aberdeen after taking over a venue in Merchant Quarter. Mahinda and Menaka Jayaratne took over The Exchange Pub & Restaurant in late 2023, keen to offer a fresh take on dining, socialising and live music.

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Renfrewshire-based design agency Yellow Slate Design has achieved remarkable growth of 200% year-on-year for eight consecutive years, thanks to support and funding guidance provided by Business Gateway. The agency offers comprehensive branding services across various industries. The agency's experti

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A family-run independent pet shop has opened in Aberdeen after the business owner accessed expert support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway. Based in Haudagain Retail Park, Pets & Care offers a wide variety of live animals, pet supplies and services, ranging from food and treats t

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After more than a decade in the making, Shetland is gearing up to welcome its inaugural whisky distillery, Lerwick Distillery, slated for opening later this year. Founded in 2022 by Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller, whose backgrounds in chartered accountancy, hospitali

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An Orkney family business has enjoyed a dramatic increase in sales and social media followers after one of its products appeared on James Martin’s Saturday Morning, which showcases recipes and products to a range of celebrity guests. The Orkney Gin Company, founded by husband-and-wife team Gar

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A former headteacher whose son registered her business on Companies House without her knowledge is now the creator of an award-winning Scottish craft gin. Collymoon Craft Gin’s Gealach Úr Scottish Dry Gin recently won the Bronze Medal Award for Scotland in the London Dry Gin category at

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