The Business Angus team at Angus Council want to help businesses invest, work, grow and thrive in Angus.

We offer a one stop advice shop – whether it’s information on funding, skills, staffing support, land and property or practical business advice. We are focused on meeting the needs of businesses with a flexible, effective team that can respond quickly to the ever changing business environment and to your specific request.

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Latest News


SCOTTISH GROWTH SCHEME (SGS) “Investing in Ambition”

The £500 million Scottish Growth Scheme, a Scottish Government initiative, provides a range of commercially focussed finance to help viable small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland to start-up, grow and scale up. A number of new funding [...]

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New Low Carbon Hub in Angus

Did you know? Angus Council are developing a Low Carbon Hub at Orchardbank, Forfar Supporting electric fleet charging for businesses and visitors to the area, Angus Council’s Angus on the Go project aims to develop a Low Carbon Transport electric [...]

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Angus Tourism Visits Report

Did you know? There were 1.1 million tourism visits to Angus in 2017 with over 430,000 visits made by people staying in Angus as part of a holiday or short break. Check out the full STEAM report – https://www.businessangus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Angus-2017-Narrative.pdf

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International Demand For Rare Scotch Whisky Continues

Arbikie Highland Estate, Scotland’s leading ‘field to bottle’ distiller, has announced its arrival in the Scottish Whisky industry by launching its ‘Highland Rye’ Single Grain Scotch Whisky, the first Rye Whisky distilled in Scotland for over 100 years. Arbikie’s Highland [...]

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The Open Generates £140m to Scottish Economy

The 147th Open at Carnoustie generated a £120 million benefit to Scotland, according to an independent study revealed by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Open attracted a record 172,000 fans in July this year and delivered an economic impact of [...]

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EU Settlement Scheme Grant Funding

EU Settlement Scheme Grant Funding £9 million of grant funding for voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations and SME’s willing to support vulnerable EU citizens and their family members with making their EUSS applications. EU citizens living in the UK and [...]

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Working in Partnership for Communities, Workforce and Customers

The excellent working relationship between Angus Council and Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE) was further reinforced through a commitment to work positively together on future projects. Angus Council and BHGE – the world’s first and only fullstream provider of [...]

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Aiken Group Announces Angus Move

Aberdeen-based Aiken Group has announced strategic growth into Angus which will help realise ongoing ambitions. The company has bought Arbroath-based D&M Manufacturing & Welding for an undisclosed sum. As part of Aiken Group, the company will now be known as Aiken Fabrication [...]

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Upcoming Events


january, 2019

14jan9:30 am11:00 amGetting Started (Arbroath) - JanuaryThis workshop is designed for those considering self-employment or at the very early stages of starting a business.

17jan9:30 am12:30 pmVideo Production for Social Media - Digital BoostDiscover why the use of video helps people find your brand or website and how this kind of content has become a powerful way to engage with your audience.

22jan4:00 pm6:30 pmLeading Ladies - Inspiring LeadershipOur Leading Ladies masterclass series will inspire and engage attendees in a variety of topics.

23jan9:30 am11:30 pmBusiness Start-Up: Awareness SeminarThis workshop aims to make you aware of the various requirements involved in setting up a business.

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