Help for Scotland’s rural businesses to recruit and grow the skills they need is in the spotlight thanks to a new guide being published for the first time.

The North and South Aberdeenshire Local Action Groups and the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Action Group have been marking the successful completion of the 2014-2020 Community Led Local Development Programmes. 

Business planning for community-led social enterprise

Are you involved in running a community-led social enterprise? Would you like to know more about building a business plan?

Stirling Rural Business Forum

 Are you based in rural Stirling? Do you have a business issue you need help with? Get the answer and find out what support is available.

Find out about some of the latest rural job vacancies.

 Angus Council - Service Leader, Vibrant Communities

A brand new exciting opportunity has opened up at Angus Council heading up a newly formed team of Vibrant Communities.

Women's Enterprise Network

The latest lunchtime catch-up from the Women's Enterprise Network is your chance to meet Becca Flory, who'll be joining live from Ruby the vintage van and bookshop.

A £25 million fund will help businesses utilise digital technologies and enhance workforce skills.

The DigitalBoost Fund offers small to medium-sized businesses grants, on a 50/50 investment basis, worth between £2,500 and £20,000.

Grow Connections! With the Scotland Network

Join Eden Project Communities Scotland and Dundee based Manuela de los Rios for a workshop all about how to reconnect with your community through nature and growing food.

LinkedIn - how to attract new customers and grow your business

Hosted by GrowBiz, this free online session is for businesses, enterprises and the self-employed in rural Scotland.

In this online session, we'll look at how you can maximise the potential for LinkedIn to help you grow your business and strengthen your professional network. This session is ideal for those who already have an account, and want to make the most of it.

Join us to learn: