Get talent attraction support from TalentScotland

TalentScotland helps Scottish-based businesses and investors access, attract and retain skilled professionals.

TalentScotland helps Scottish businesses grow by helping them access international talent with specialised skills, therefore helping to increase their competitiveness in global markets.

Support includes:

  • Access to skilled workers already considering Scotland as a career destination
  • Promoting your business and jobs internationally
  • Providing guidance and support on employing international talent
  • Helping you understand and navigate the UK business visa and immigration process
  • Showcasing Scotland and the lifestyle to your candidates and their families
  • Providing practical information on moving to, living and working in Scotland
  • Enhancing Scotland’s business profile and reputation by promoting it as a top place to work and do business
  • Access to a network of Talent Ambassadors who have moved to Scotland and can offer prospective employees insight into what it's like to live and work here

If you're an investor

Our guide to setting up in Scotland will provide you with the practical information that you need to get started.

Your guide to setting up in Scotland (PDF, 1.35MB)

Meet Laura Suarez, a Talent Ambassador who moved from Spain to Scotland.

"I'm very happy that I decided to come to Scotland. I think Scotland is my home now," she says.

Meet Christophe Machowiak, a Talent Ambassador from Poland. 

"Scotland is a good place - perfect for me," he says.

Meet Andre Duarte, a Talent Ambassador from Portugal.

"I absolutely love whisky - that's the best thing you have in Scotland!" he says.


In this section

Recruiting staff in Scotland

As a business in Scotland, you’re connected to a skilled, educated workforce. Find out how to recruit the right staff for your company.

Interns, apprentices and graduates in Scotland

Recruiting interns, apprentices and graduates can help you get the best talent people for your business.

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