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


Jam Side Up for Owen

Owen Foster received a special recognition prize in the NFU Mutual and Scotland Food & Drink Inspirational Young Person Award. Owen, of Owen’s Angus Jams, based in Forfar was selected for his dedication, talent and contribution to the food and [...]

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Platinum Seal of Approval for Tayside Accountancy Firm

Leading Scottish tax and business advisory specialists, EQ Accountants LLP have been awarded the highest possible commendation for their commitment to service innovation and staff development. With just over six months to go until stringent new ‘Making Tax Digital’ legislation [...]

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Can An Employer Mandate What You Wear At Work?

The recent news story of Serena Williams wearing a catsuit at the French Open, and the subsequent response by the President of the French Tennis Federation, raises the interesting question of whether an employer can mandate what its employees wear [...]

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Local Social Enterprise Awards

Nominations have opened for the first ever Tayside and Fife Social Enterprise awards celebrating the brightest and best local businesses with a social conscience. With £200 on offer for each category winner, social enterprises are being encouraged to take part [...]

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Funding to reduce waste and save money – available now!

Zero Waste Scotland is delighted to open the Waste Prevention Implementation Fund which is designed to help small and medium sized businesses prevent waste and save money. The BBC’s Blue Planet II demonstrated the damage waste is doing to our [...]

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Major Tourism Boost In Wake of First Cruise Liner to Montrose

The arrival of the first cruise liner to Angus promises to leave major economic benefits in its wake. It has launched hopes that the potential for similar ships docking at Montrose will create jobs and boost the local tourism industry [...]

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New Edition of ANGUSalive’s Montrose Library Out Now

ANGUSalive, the culture, sport and leisure trust for Angus, is proud to reopen the stunningly refurbished Montrose Library. The new flexible community space is now open to deliver well-loved library services and activities, face-to-face Angus Council customer services as [...]

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Kirriemuir Care Home Recognised for Volunteer Opportunities for The Young

Balhousie Lisden care home in Kirriemuir has been recognised for providing volunteer opportunities to pupils of Webster’s High School. The care home has received a certificate of recognition for “providing a meaningful workplace experience” by Developing Young Workforce, a programme [...]

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Upcoming Events


september, 2018

23aug(aug 23)9:30 am13sep(sep 13)12:30 pmReady, Set, GROW - Growth Workshop SeriesBusiness Gateway Tayside in partnership with Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce and Coca-Cola 5by20 would like to invite you to this exclusive masterclass series, taking place as part of the Ready, Set, GROW Programme.

24aug(aug 24)8:30 am21sep(sep 21)12:30 pmBusiness Growth Mentoring GroupAcross four half day sessions you’ll be introduced to new ways of thinking & new ideas, all to help support and encourage your business to grow.

03sep5:30 pm8:30 pmBookkeeping (Arbroath) - SeptemberThis workshop aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances and comply with regulatory and legal requirements through a relevant bookkeeping system.

04sep(sep 4)6:00 pm13(sep 13)8:30 pmCoca-Cola 5by20: Planning my BusinessThis short course is designed to for women who have a keen interest in business and who have a clear idea of their business vision and potential.

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