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Joined Up for Business

Joined up for Business offers a bespoke, free recruitment and training service for businesses in Edinburgh, and also provides business growth support for Small to Medium Enterprises through the Business Gateway.

The recruitment and training service includes:

  • Providing a single point of access to the JUFJ network
  • Offering a bespoke recruitment service
  • Identifying potential financial incentives
  • Identifying and facilitating pre-recruitment opportunities
  • Arrange work placement or work experience opportunities
  • Identifying and facilitating business training and staff development needs
  • Support business growth activities
  • Working with employers to support the Edinburgh Guarantee

Business Gateway offers a free service for businesses that are aiming to grow, including:

  • Local Business Advisory Support including business planning
  • One door approach to a variety of business-related council services e.g. environmental health, planning, building control
  • Business Information, including Market Research reports and premises search
  • Workshops, events and seminars
  • Young Enterprise guide
  • Women in Business
  • Black & Ethnic Minority Enterprise
  • Access to the Executive Skillsbank
  • HR Support
  • E-Business & Marketing Support

A calendar of events has been created for Joined up for Business staff, this can be accessed on the right hand side of this page. Any additions to this calendar please email them directly to

      For more information contact

             Rhona McLinden 

      0131 270 6085