Other useful Scottish links

Business Gateway

Business Gateway provides expert business advice and support to businesses looking to grow and to people thinking of starting a new enterprise.

Business Gateway provides advice and support in all aspects of business growth including business planning, recruitment, exporting, marketing, health & safety, online trading, sourcing premises and finding funding. As well its network of business advisers, its online portal provides useful information and online tools for businesses at different stages of their life.

For further information please go to: www.bgateway.com or ring 0845 609 6611

The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC)

The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC) is the national, strategic body that is responsible for funding teaching and learning provision, research and other activities in Scotland's 43 colleges and 20 universities and higher education institutions. More commonly known as 'the Scottish Funding Council' or 'SFC', it was set up in 2005 and invests its funding to help support the Scottish Government's national priorities. In 2009-10, the SFC will invest about £1.7 billion in Scotland's colleges and universities. For further information please go to: www.sfc.ac.uk

The Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC)

The Scottish Science Advisory Council is Scotland’s highest level science advisory body, providing independent advice and recommendations on science strategy, policy and priorities to the Scottish Government's Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland (CSA) and to the Scottish Government. It is a broadly-based group, including both practitioners and users of scientific innovation. For further information go to: www.scottishscience.org.uk

Last updated on Tuesday 26 October 2010 at 15:06

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