Frequently Asked Questions
Can I access funding support to help me set up, grow or innovate my business?
Yes. From access to wage and training subsidies, funding rounds for specific projects/outcomes and business growth support programmes, your business may be eligible for dedicated support once you make Glasgow your location of choice.
Can I access support with recruitment?
Yes. If you sign up to the Glasgow Guarantee (GG) employment scheme, you may be eligible for a range of benefits if you are a Living Wage employer. These include: a wage incentive to recruit individuals from the GG pool of candidates, free recruitment advertising on the GG portal; and a dedicated team of business advisors to support you on your recruitment journey. Glasgow Guarantee Employment Programme
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body. SDS works directly with employers across Scotland, providing trusted advice that helps employers invest in existing skills, develop new talent using equal and inclusive recruitment, and get the right products to grow their business.
Can you help me to find the right workspace/location in Glasgow?
Yes. Invest Glasgow can carry out free bespoke property searches for you to help meet your workspace requirements and can also provide you with information on existing flexible/serviced workspace operators in the city.
Are there other contacts that can help me to set up or expand in Glasgow?
Yes. Invest Glasgow can help you to access key colleagues, partners and networks in the city. Invest Glasgow works closely with an array of partner organisations to provide you with a comprehensive ‘Team Glasgow’ investment and business support offer, these include:
Can you help me to gather local information about Glasgow?
Yes. Invest Glasgow can provide you with a wide range of market intelligence to effectively inform your location or investment decision. The team have developed their ZoomProspector Glasgow site selection data portal which provides a property/site search option as well as key data on demographics, talent, business, geographical coverage and FDI. This information is augmented with added value map layers detailing several local themes to provide a comprehensive and informed view of the Glasgow city region.