Help with leaving employment

Self employment

Business Gateway

Business Gateway  offers practical advice and guidance to support and help you with:

  • First steps to self-employment 
  • Advice and support to get your idea up and running
  • Access to business workshops
  • Business information and research

View the Business Gateway website or phone 0845 609 6611.

Business Gateway will be running workshops for staff that are interested in setting up their own business. Find out about workshops.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

HIE can offer advice, support and funding to help your business grow.

HM Revenue and Customs

HMRC website provides information about tax and national insurance rules and keeping business records;

Open University

Types of self employment and what to consider before you start.

Open University Careers Advisory

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