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  • orkney designer clothing and accessories
  • traditional weaving in modern usage
  • Sheila Fleet Jewellery firing in the Kiln
  • a busy Kirkwall harbour front
  • Orkney's construction industry is buoyant
  • both Kirkwall and Stromness are home to good independent retailers
  • Orkney Herring's state of the art factory
Orkney Business

Orkney really does do the business when it comes to supporting those who run their own.

There are advice centres to help start, develop and support business, offering advice on all aspects of running a business, including help to access funding which may be available locally, and training in a range of relevant areas.  Relocating here is easy with a range of services to get you on your way.

And once you are set up, there are a range of groups to represent, support or help you market your business whether it be in tourism, food and drink, energy, construction, fishing, farming or crafts.

Helping each other succeed is part of Orkney life.

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Getting to Orkney
Getting to Orkney
There are many firms offering services to get your business to Orkney.  There are removals firms offering relocation and storage, if required, of all your equipment and furniture. 
Funding and Infrastructure
Funding and Infrastructure
Grant funding is available for businesses in certain circumstances in Orkney.  The first port of call for advice on what you might be eligible for is the Business Gateway office in Kirkwall or
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