SOSE support for businesses & communities

If you are a business, social enterprise or enterprising community group in the South of Scotland, SOSE is here to help.

SOSE provides support for people in the south who want to create impact and help people and communities to flourish. Support is tailored to your situation, and will vary depending on where you are on your enterprise journey. See this overview of SOSE services and get in touch as a first step.

At a glance



Want to launch a startup or grow your business?


Businesses start here about Businesses
Businesses start here about Businesses start here
Kirroughtree Forest Visitor Centre: VisitScotland / PRImaging


Want to develop your community or social enterprise?

Communities start here about Communities
Communities start here about Communities start here


Looking for resources, documents, and inspiration? 

Resources about Resources
Resources about Resources

Flooding advice and assistance

We know flooding continues to cause significant issues to businesses and communities across the South of Scotland.

Flooding advice and assistance is available from our Team South of Scotland and national partners. 

Accessibility, alternative formats and ways to access SOSE support

If you prefer to meet in person, or would like to receive our information in alternative formats, including audio, phone, large print or SMS, please get in touch. For more detailed information, please also see our Accessibility page. 

Phone number: 0300 304 8888