The Crofting Commission regulates
and promotes the interests of crofting in Scotland
to secure the future of crofting.

Business Information

The Prince's Countryside Fund

The Prince's Countryside Fund offers a range of help and support for rural communities. To access the website click on the hyperlink; Home - The Prince's Countryside Fund (

Business Gateway 

Business Gateway is the main business advisory and support organisation in Scotland. Business Gateway contributes to the economic well being of Scotland by providing access to free business support services. To access the Business Gateway website, click on the hyperlink; Business Gateway | Business Gateway (

DigitalBoost | Business Gateway ( 

Businesses can attend free webinars, get support from a digital consultant, and advice & tips to help their business and platforms do more with digital. To access this scheme click on the hyperlink; DigitalBoost | Business Gateway (

Zero Waste Scotland 

Zero Waste Scotland will lead Scotland to use products and resources responsibly, making Scotland a pioneer of the circular economy. ZWS aims to achieve the reduction in the environmental impact from consuming products and materials. To access the Zero Waste Scotland website click on the hyperlink; Zero Waste Scotland

Scottish Government SME Loan | Zero Waste Scotland 

SME Loans for resource efficiency measures. Reduce your bills, cut your carbon. For more information on the SME Loan fund click on the hyperlink; Scottish Government SME Loan | Zero Waste Scotland

Working for yourself - GOV.UK ( 

For information on what it means to work for yourself, please click on the hyperlink to the HMRC website; Working for yourself - GOV.UK (

Please see the Crofting Commission's page “Where can I get help” for links to further organisations that offer help and support for new and existing crofters, by clicking on the hyperlink; Useful Links | Crofting Commission (

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