South of Scotland Enterprise



Rural firms across Scotland encouraged to take part in new business survey

Businesses in rural areas across Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a new Rural Business Panel survey which gets underway this week.

Published 13 October 2021

Scottish tourism leadership programme launched

A Scotland-wide programme to support business and community-led tourism enterprises taking the lead in the sector’s COVID-19 recovery was launched yesterday.

Published 20 July 2021

South of Scotland Enterprise and Interface join forces to boost academic and business collaboration

South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) and Interface have agreed to work together to help deliver collaborations between Scotland’s academic institutions, SME’s and community organisations in the South of Scotland.

Published 8 July 2021

Over 2,800 Scottish businesses in the wedding sector supported by £25m fund

More than 2,800 businesses that operate within the Scottish wedding industry have been supported by £25.9 million worth of funding to help survive the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Published 23 March 2021

Alpha Solway announces multi-million pound investment partnership with South of Scotland Enterprise

Scottish PPE firm Alpha Solway is set to create over 300 jobs and apprenticeship opportunities at a new manufacturing centre thanks to a unique multi-million-pound public-private investment partnership with South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE).

Published 18 March 2021

Multi-million-pound Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal signed

The Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal has been signed today, confirming millions of pounds of investment into the Scottish Borders.

Published 18 March 2021

South of Scotland Enterprise invests £690,000 to develop Scotland’s first Medical Cannabis Farm

South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) has invested £690,000 in Hilltop Leaf Limited, a private medicinal cannabis cultivation and extraction business which aims to provide an alternative plant-based clinical treatment to synthetic pharmaceuticals.

Published 12 November 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

£1m investment from South of Scotland Enterprise for community moorland buyout

South of Scotland Enterprise’s board has announced up to £1 million financial support to the Langholm Initiative charity in its venture to purchase part of Langholm Moor from Buccleuch Estates.

Published 9 September 2020

Nick Halfhide appointed as interim CEO of South of Scotland Enterprise

Nick Halfhide, director of sustainable growth at Scottish Natural Heritage, has been appointed interim chief executive of South of Scotland Enterprise, the new agency regenerating the economy of the South of Scotland.

Published 7 January 2020