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Discover articles, videos, reports and and more from a range of contributors and sources on a range of key topics including:

  • Sustainability
  • International trade
  • Business management
  • Banking & finance
  • Fraud & cyber risk
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Business guidance

Practical guides to support you in developing your business - from starting up and scaling up, through to digital knowhow and exporting internationally.

Topics include:

Coronavirus guidance

Starting a business

Managing a business

International business

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Market View

Alongside our economic update, our experts share their sector outlook on UK services and private markets.

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Missed the live debate?

We brought together a panel of Scottish industry and business leaders to discuss how Scotland can make the most of the transition to a green economy.

Case studies

Hear from the businesses we’ve worked side by side with to overcome challenges and succeed.

International Trade Portal

Plan your international trade journey with confidence - from targeting the right market, to making your first shipment. Our International Trade Portal can help you progress with confidence.

Helping your business recover

Businesses are facing unprecedented challenges right now and meeting financial obligations can be hard. Support is available should you need it.

Business recovery hub