Finance for your business

Business Loans Scotland is a Scottish Government programme offering business loans from £25,000 - £100,000, with repayment over a period up to 5 years.  Loans of £50,000 or less are typically unsecured.

DSL Business Finance is a Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI), a member of the Community Development Finance Association and the European Microfinance Network. We provide business start-up and growth loans for small businesses and social enterprises that can’t access funding from banks and other traditional sources.

Regional Selective Assistance

Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding is a discretionary grant aimed at helping projects that will create or protect jobs in Scotland. The level of grant is based on the size of your business and your location in Scotland.

Business Gateway Midlothian

Business Gateway

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COVID-19 Support

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Strategy for Growth

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