Keep your business cyber secure

Posted on 3 May 2021

The average cost of a cyber attack on a business is now estimated to be around £44,000 – and while you might feel too small to be an at-risk target, the reality is that small companies are often seen as soft targets for opportunists to try, as they lack the resources of larger organisations who […]

Business Support in April 2021

Posted on 7 April 2021

As your business looks to the future and plans the changes needed for re-opening, you might have a number of questions. There’s a lot of support out there, and we’ve rounded up some of it to help you navigate what’s on offer. Business Gateway Business Gateway are releasing webinars to help businesses through COVID-19. Don’t […]

BE VISIBLE TO VISITORS

Posted on 6 April 2021

As restrictions ease and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the city, it is essential that your business is visible to visitors. More than ever before, visitors are going online to look for information to plan their trips in advance, so you need to be proactive and make sure you’re not only visible to visitors, but […]

St James Quarter Business Briefing

Posted on 25 November 2020

For the last few years we have all watched on as the east end of Princes Street begins to evolve… Now, as things start to take shape, join us to find out more about St James Quarter which is set to become a new lifestyle district within Scotland’s capital, transforming the City’s east end into […]

The Locale Edinburgh (webinar catchup)

Posted on 26 August 2020

“The Locale” is a new app that allows users to see what’s open near them, what features and services are on offer and how busy their favourite businesses are – helping them make safe and informed decisions about when and how to visit. As a venue, the service allows you to: Communicate your current services, […]

Forever Edinburgh Toolkit

Posted on 19 August 2020

Designed to bring the entire city together, we welcome you to the #ForeverEdinburgh Toolkit. Our collective aim is to ensure people feel confident that Edinburgh’s businesses and attractions are being responsible, that visitors are safe as effective precautions have been implemented and most importantly that they will really enjoy their visit. To support the #ForeverEdinburgh […]

Get “Good to Go”

Posted on 25 June 2020

VisitScotland have worked with Tourism Northern Ireland, VisitEngland and VisitWales to develop a new UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide confidence for visitors, communities and tourism businesses alike – as the sector works towards reopening. The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark mean businesses across all sectors of the tourism industry in […]

Preparing to re-open

Posted on 19 June 2020

Following the publication on Scottish Government guidance on re-opening (issued 18th June) VisitScotland have created a resource to help your business get ready to re-open. A new dedicated section of the VisitScotland website has the latest guidance checklists for your business specific advice for your sub-sector Check out VisitScotland to keep up-to-date on the latest […]

Edinburgh Tourism Resilience, Reboot & Recovery Plan

Posted on 16 June 2020

Project Updates: April 2020: 8 April – Initial Tourism Recovery Plan Presentation to SIG 16 April – Overview of Covid-19 Impacts on Tourism in Edinburgh – presentation to SIG and ETAG May 2020: 7 May 2020 – Tourism Recovery Plan update presentation to SIG June 2020: 8 June – Tourism Recovery Plan update to SIG […]