Angus Independent Retailer Programme

Angus Independent Retailer Programme

The Angus Independent Retailer Programme is open to independent retailers to support local economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic. Funded by the Scottish Government Local Authority Covid Economic Recovery (LACER) Fund, the programme provides tailored support for independent retailers with 1-1 business advice to help the retail sector maintain long-term sustainability.

The programme also includes a small grant scheme option for those eligible to support business development and improve customer experience.

Elevator UK have been appointed to deliver a bespoke retail programme that will include stakeholder engagement with eligible businesses within Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Monifieth and Montrose, focussing on recovery, growth, adaptation and resilience.

Full support from the programme includes:

· Specialist 1-1 business advice from retail experts

· Tailored business support for your business

· Face-to-face workshops

· Webinars

· Marketing support

· Grant application support

Eligibility Criteria

Independent retail businesses within Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Monifieth and Montrose are eligible to participate with the programme.

Independent businesses exempt from the programme include; hospitality, chains, betting shops, charities, and close contact businesses e.g. hairdressing/ beauty.

Contact Us

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in being part of the Angus Independent Retailer Programme or would like more information, please email us at and a member of the team will get back to you.

This project has been funded with support from Scottish Government.
Scottish Government logo