A record-breaking place to invest

Scotland is the UK's most attractive location for foreign direct investment outside of London. If you're looking for a new home for your business, Scotland is the place to be.

3 cities in the UK top 10

Scotland has 3 cities represented in the UK top 10 locations for investment

70% increase in R&D projects

1st place in the UK for the attraction of R&D projects

7% increase in fdi projects

116 projects secured in 2017, up from 108 in 2016

The EY Attractiveness Survey 2018

Photo: VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Our people and skills

Scotland's got talent. Our skilled people can help take your business to the next level.

Marty the Robot, by Robotical. Taken at Robotical offices, Marchmont, Edinburgh

Financial and tax incentives

We can provide the financial support you need to make your project come alive.

Locations for your business

Find the right location for your business in Scotland and negotiate your lease.

Accessing Talent

Recruiting the right staff is crucial for any business looking to set up in Scotland. We can help you access the talent you need to succeed.

Latest updates in Scotland

Global banking giant Barclays chooses Scotland for state-of-the-art campus
An R&D grant has helped make Scotland perfectly made-to-measure for Previse
Scotland is yet again the UK's most successful location for FDI outside London
Why California-based satellite data specialist Spire chose to set up in Scotland

Download our guide to setting up in Scotland

If you have any questions or want to talk with one of our advisers, we’re always ready to help.