Most businesses require some external advice or financial support at some stage of their development. Economic Development offices around Aberdeenshire are staffed by experienced Business Development Executives who offer support and practical advice to businesses.
Practical business advice and discretionary financial assistance, in the forms of loans and grants, to both new and existing businesses throughout Aberdeenshire.
Business counselling, specialist consultancy, training and grant or loan assistance for rural retail services seeking to address development and diversification issues.
The Aberdeenshire Asset Fund for Communities has been drawn up to enable community organisations, large and small, to look at developing an asset or service that will give the organisation an ongoing income. The Fund is financed by Aberdeenshire Council.
LEADER is an innovative rural development programme which aims to improve the quality of life and economic prosperity in Aberdeenshire.
The Aberdeen City and Shire First Employee Grant scheme provides advice and support for businesses taking on their first employee.
The purpose of European Fisheries Fund Axis 4 is to promote sustainable development of fisheries areas by supporting measures to build skills and knowledge and generally increase the capacity of local fishing communities and business networks through innovation, collaboration and diversification.