HMRC's interactive Tax Widget
The widget will give you quick, easy to use advice on everything you need to know about tax for new and small businesses. The HM Revenue & Customs Tax Widget is a handy little tool for small businesses providing business advice and helps you to ensure that you get your tax right.
A selection of free tax guides are available in either video or written format, on topics including:
Setting Up In Business
- National Insurance / PAYE
- Income Tax (Self-Employed)
- Business Allowances
- Employing People
- Importing and Exporting
Just clicking on one of the sections below will open up a wealth of information that has been gathered together to help your business. Each part of the widget is broken down into sections to allow you to get information that is relevant to the stage your business has reached.
Low Carbon Skills Fund
Training Grants now available to Scottish businesses
The Low Carbon Skills Fund gives Scottish businesses with up to 250 employees the opportunity to apply for up to £12,500 towards employee training costs. Further information about this Fund, eligibility and how to apply can be found here
East of Scotland Investment Fund
The East of Scotland Investment Fund (ESIF) is a consortium of nine Local Authorities working to provide loan finance to new and growing businesses within the east of Scotland.
Further information about this Fund, eligibility and how to apply can be found here
Business Gateway for business advice and information click here
For information about free workshops for businesses in Edinburgh click here
Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives
The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives is the national Centre of expertise in Scotland in relation to protecting and improving the health of those in work. The principal focus is to work with employers to enable them to understand, protect and improve the health of their employees. For more information click here
Planning Aid for Scotland
Planning Aid for Scotland provides a free, professional advice service which can help you understand and engage more effectively in the planning system. This service is a volunteer-led service provided by fully qualified and experienced Town Planners based throughout Scotland. Their planners have a wide range of experience, knowledge and skills, which may be useful to you. Contact them by email at email@example.com or by calling their helpline on 0845 603 7602.