Argyll & Bute

We are here to support businesses based in Argyll and Bute. We offer free and impartial advice to anyone wanting to start up or develop their business.

Rachel Bailey Garden Design

Growth for Helensburgh garden design business

A Helensburgh-based garden design business specialising in sustainable landscaping methods is set for growth after increasing its digital capabilities and expanding its team of designers, following support from Business Gateway.

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Local gin producer in good spirits following business support

A Scottish gin producer has enhanced its digital presence and increased sales after receiving support and advice from Business Gateway.

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Iona jewellery business set to expand into international markets

A Scottish jewellery business is set to expand into international markets after receiving support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway.

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Fitness studio gets up and running

A fitness studio has launched in Oban after the business owners received advice and support from Business Gateway.

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Argyll & Bute coffee roasting business expands its offering

A speciality coffee business in Argyll & Bute has opened a new coffee unit in the area and continues to grow, after receiving support from Business Gateway.

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Dance studio finds its rhythm

Business Gateway has helped a dance school access vital funding for studio equipment and training, which has ensured its survival and growth.

Deer Island Distillers

Rum distillery’s spirits lifted

Business Gateway has helped a rum distillery keep up with demand, through vital funding for essential equipment which enabled a move to in-house production and increased output.

PM Leather

Leather goods maker bags funding 

A leather and Scottish tweed specialist business has brought tweed stitching operations ‘in-house’, following funding advice from Business Gateway.

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Boozy sauces business keep spirits high 

A Hebridean alcohol-based sauces business has successfully expanded its range after the owner received specialist support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway.