OrganisationServices OfferedWebsiteTelephone No.
Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and IndustryChamber HR Providing members of Ayrshire Chamber with FREE unlimited access to a Human Resource and Health & Safety Advice Line -24 hours a day, 7 days a week plus much more Chamber Legal Providing members of Ayrshire Chamber with FREE unlimited access to qualified advice - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week... Business Mentoring Business Mentoring is to help growing businesses and is available to businesses or social enterprises who have a steady turnover and have clear plans to grow their business. Mentors will work with you in a non-judgemental relationship. Documentation Offers all exporters a full Certification Service which includes 24 hour return on all documents, an on demand service &one to one training on electronic documentation. https://www.ayrshire-chamber.org/01292 678666
Business GatewayAdvice on - range of business issues and legislation - Cross referral - Intellectual property protection - Environmental advice www.bgateway.com/0845 609 6611
East Ayrshire Council, Economic DevelopmentThe Council is committed to supporting and promoting business growth and regeneration throughout the area. We offer a range of comprehensive tailored support for new and existing businesses and our business advisors are on hand to provide valuable advice and information. www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk 01563 503231 OR 01563 503235
Just EnterpriseAre you interested in starting a social enterprise or do you need assistance to develop and grow your existing social enterprise? Just Enterprise business support, start-up, procurement and learning services are available to help. Just Enterprise supports the enterprising third sector in Scotland. Supported by the Scottish Government, Just Enterprise assists social enterprises who show the greatest potential to grow and develop sustainably - that could be in terms of income, employment or contracts secured. www.justenterprise.org/0141 425 2939
North Ayrshire Council Economic DevelopmentAdvice, guidance and signposting to other partner support agencies.www.northayrshire.com 01294 225169
Skills Development ScotlandSkills Development Scotland’s Employer Engagement Advisers will respond to referrals and enquires from employers that come through from the Skills Alert function on Our Skillsforce and through the SDS Contact Centre. We will work closely with employability partnerships to ensure SMEs are fully informed of all the skills and training support available. Skills for Growth A partnership project between Skills Development Scotland and Investors in People (IiP) Scotland Ltd. Having the right skills in your business is essential to success. Skills Development Scotland can help you create a Skills Action Plan that will help you match your business goals against the skills you need to grow. Working with Investors in People Scotland, we will undertake a diagnostic of your current workforce and prepare a detailed Skills Action Plan. We can also help you to identify appropriate training courses and maximise any public sector support that is available to you. If you employ less than 250 people, we can arrange a meeting with one of our specialists when it is convenient to you. The Skills Action Plan will be specific, relevant to your needs and will recommend skills development solutions that can support your business. It is confidential, yours to keep and any decisions are yours to make. We are here to help you move to the next stage and help you get maximum impact from any actions you decide to take. Eligible? • Non account managed SE/HIE clients • Not identified as SE/HIE pipeline clients • 5- 250 employees • Serious ambitions for growth and sustainability • Any sector/location I’m interested – what do I do next? Contact your local Employer Engagement Adviser for more information. Neil Cunningham: 07901221458 (East Ayrshire, North & South Lanarkshire) Lesley Begg: 07901221457 (North & South Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway) www.ourskillsforce.co.uk01563 527165
Skills Development ScotlandPartnership project between Skills Development Scotland & Investors in People (IiP) Scotland Ltd. Having the right skills in your business is essential to success. Skills Development Scotland can help you create a Skills Action Plan that will help you match your business goals against the skills you need to grow. Working with Investors in People Scotland, we will undertake a diagnostic of your current workforce and prepare a detailed Skills Action Plan. We can also help you to identify appropriate training courses and maximise any public sector support that is available to you. If you employ less than 250 people, we can arrange a meeting with one of our specialists. The Skills Action Plan will be specific, relevant to your needs and will recommend skills development solutions that can support your business. It is confidential, yours to keep and any decisions are yours to make. We are here to help you move to the next stage and help you get maximum impact from any actions you decide to take. Eligible? • Non account managed SE/HIE clients • Not identified as SE/HIE pipeline clients • 5- 250 employees • Serious ambitions for growth and sustainability • Any sector/location I’m interested – what do I do next? Contact your local Employer Engagement Adviser for more information. Neil Cunningham: 07901221458 (East Ayrshire, North & South Lanarkshire) Lesley Begg: 07901221457 (North & South Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway)
South Ayrshire CouncilAdvice and guidancewww.ambitionprogramme.co.uk/01292 616077