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Creative Clyde Enterprise Area

Creative Clyde is one of only four strategic Enterprise Areas in Scotland.

The Government Economic Strategy outlined a commitment to establish these Enterprise Areas in Scotland as part of the process of creating a supportive business environment. The incentives available at Creative Clyde are designed to encourage investment in the creative industries while also providing the support necessary to enable business start-ups to become established.

Enterprise Areas offer the following specific benefits:

  • Up to 100% business rates relief, worth up to £275,000 over five years
  • Streamlined, speedy approach to handling planning consents
  • Delivery of next generation Broadband by 2015
  • Customised skills and training support from Skills Development Scotland
  • International marketing campaign, led by Scottish Development International, to promote Enterprise Areas

The Enterprise Area benefits are available to a wide range of businesses involved in the creative sector.

These qualifying activities are listed below:
·         Activities involved in the programming, production, post-production, digital distribution or broadcasting of motion picture, video, television, radio, computer games, internet channels or websites
·         Architectural design
·         Digital animation
·         Digital design
·         Digital publishing of books, magazines, journals, periodicals, computer games or music
·         Production of digital advertising or digital marketing materials
·         Software development
·         Sound recording or reproduction of sound recording

Qualifying activities are listed below:

  • Activities involved in the programming, production, post-production, digital distribution or broadcasting of motion picture, video, television, radio, computer games, internet channels or websites
  • Architectural design
  • Digital animation
  • Digital design
  • Digital publishing of books, magazines, journals, periodicals, computer games or music
  • Production of digital advertising or digital marketing materials
  • Software development
  • Sound recording or reproduction of sound recording

To discuss eligibility criteria or any other queries relating to Creative Clyde's Enterprise Area status, please get in touch.

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