Team North Ayrshire partners are committed to supporting new businesses to start up, helping existing businesses to grow and assisting others to locate in North Ayrshire.

There’s a wide range of assistance available to help you grow your business. This includes:

  • expert advice
  • grant support
  • connections to other bodies who can help you reach your business goals

If you are thinking about starting a business, Business Gateway has a wealth of information to help you get off on the right foot. They also offer a range of workshops and networking events across Scotland.

If you are an existing business with ambition to grow, there is a range of grant and financial support that can be provided by North Ayrshire Council or our Team North Ayrshire partners.

Business Growth Support Funds

The Business Growth team have access to a number of funds that aim to assist businesses to reach their full growth potential and make the most efficient use of resources. Areas of potential support include:

  • Developing and implementing a digital approach to innovation;
  • Improving customer and supplier communications and systems by encouraging enhanced digital activity;
  • Improving resource and energy efficiency; and
  • Raising business capacity and readiness to assess their funding requirements, manage new funding and become investor ready.