Support for businesses

Businesses can get advice, practical support and grants to help them locate, grow and prosper in Fife. Our business support services in Fife can help you start your business or find suitable premises.  We can also help you grow your business and develop new markets.

Businesses can get advice, practical support and grants to help them locate, grow and prosper in Fife.

The services include:

  • Business Gateway, a single point of contact for business information and advisory services for start-up and growing businesses.
  • Programmes to help businesses train their workforce so they have the skills they need to meet the changing needs of the Fife economy 
  • Community-based programmes to regenerate local areas and create new jobs
  • A portfolio of office and industrial property to lease, and land for development 
  • Economic information to help them make the right decisions for their business 
  • Access to grants and loans to help grow your business

Fife Council also produces information and statistics relating to Fife's economy. For more information visit our Fife's Economy pages in the Business and trade section.


Business Gateway Fife can provide impartial advice on business start–up and growth and draw on the Fife Council’s financial support programmes and property advice centre. Business Gateway Fife also provide a programme of free seminars and events where you can develop essential skills to support you in the day to day running of your business.

If you are looking for a new business location or to expand within the area you can, of course, contact our Property Advice Team directly – visit our Business land and property pages.


For more information contact

George Sneddon, Service Manager - Economic Development 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 49 21 81 Fax: 01383 602542 Contact George Sneddon online
By Post: Fife Council, Kingdom House, Kingdom Avenue, Glenrothes, KY7 5LY
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