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If you have a business idea and have ever wondered what it would be like to be your own boss, then Skills for Business could be just the starting point for you.

They offer:

  • A dedicated coach
  • Business planning
  • Specialist Training
  • Grant funding



You must be:

  • Aged between 16 and 24
  • Currently unemployed / underemployed, about to leave school or at a risk of redundancy
  • Must attend a virtual session with a business advisor to asses the viability of the business idea 
  • Must be able to commit to milestone meetings and attend a series of recommended webinars over the course of the programme.

More information can be found in the  Skills for Business Flyer (PDF) [1010KB] (opens new window) .   You can also find out more information about registering by sending an email to: bgateway@westlothian.org.uk (opens new window)