Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Borders Council approves plans for two new distilleries

Scottish Borders Council has approved plans to build two new whisky distilleries in Jedburgh. Councillors labelled the plans as a 'fantastic opportunity' for the area.  It is the second time that the council has agre

Published 7 October 2020

Scottish Borders businesses receive almost £40m of support in COVID-19 funding

Businesses in the Scottish Borders have benefitted from almost £40 million of support through the Team South of Scotland partnership of Scottish Borders Council and South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE).

Published 14 September 2020

FSB: Figures show Scottish grant funding slowing further

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has highlighted that figures released by the Scottish Government have revealed that the volume of cash reaching firms is slowing further than already highlighted last week.

Published 14 May 2020

Scottish councils report progress in awarding COVID-19 business grants

A number of Scottish councils have announced significant progress in distributing coronavirus support funding to businesses across the country. 

Published 17 April 2020

Over £4.9m of funding paid out to Scottish Borders businesses

More than £4.9 million of funding has been paid to date to Scottish Borders firms from the Scottish Government’s Coronavirus Business Support Fund, helping a total of 438 businesses.

Published 14 April 2020

Borders firms receive first tranche of business support payments totalling over £1.7m

Just over £1.7 million of funding has been paid out this week to some of the businesses in the Scottish Borders affected by coronavirus, providing vital support to 148 businesses in the area.

Published 8 April 2020

Scottish Borders Council hosts business breakfast to support living wage week

Scottish Borders Council is hosting a business event for local firms to show its support for Living Wage Week.

Published 17 October 2019