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Our Partners

Below are details of our partner organisations who work in tandem with us to help develop your business.

Federation of Small Businesses

As experts in business, FSB offers its members a wide range of vital business services, including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Its aim is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. 

Heriot watt University

Heriot Watt was founded in 1821 and have been outward looking pioneers of education in pursuit of knowledge to the benefit of society. Herriot Watt are working with West Lothian Council in partnership in the delivery of skills and job support grants.

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise is Scotland’s national economic development agency.  SE work closely with partners to find and exploit the best opportunities to help deliver a significant and lasting effect on the Scottish economy.

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body providing services across the country to deliver the very best outcomes for Scotland’s people, businesses and the economy by supporting individuals to build their career management, work-based and employability skills. 

Supplier Development Programme

The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) was established in 2008, and is a partnership of Local Authorities, Scottish Government and other public bodies that works together to bring FREE support in all aspects of tendering to Scottish-based micro, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and supported businesses.

Visit West Lothian

The Visit West Lothian Board are committed to helping promote West Lothian as a Visitor Destination. They meet regularly throughout the year to work on specific projects and plan the strategic direction for West Lothian.

West Lothian Chamber of Commerce

The West Lothian Chamber of Commerce aims to support all businesses, whatever their size, to connect and thrive as well as offering access to various events and services tailored to encourage and develop your business. 

West Lothian College

West Lothian College’s vision is to support your business to develop a highly-skilled, enterprising and resilient workforce. Offering tailored bespoke courses, SVQs, and modern apprentices across Scotland you can be confident of their commitment to working with you to create the talent pipeline required for your business.  

West Lothian Community Planning Partnership

The West Lothian CPP is the name given to all those services that come together to take part in community planning. Established in 1999 it is made up of 21 partners from the public, voluntary and private sectors. 

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