Business Gateway in Clackmannanshire offers new and developing businesses practical help and guidance.

Our team of experienced advisers in Clackmannanshire are on hand to discuss your ideas, provide support in setting up your business as well as providing assistance in helping your business grow.

Start-up Advisers

Our start-up advisers can help you:

  • Write a business plan
  • Understand business finance and cash flows
  • Find ways to market your business
  • Access workshops on business skills
  • Find specialist support available

Growth Business Advisers

Our growth business advisers can offer you:

  • Access to workshops
  • Support to find new ways to expand your business
  • Access to networking opportunities with other businesses

For more information on business start-up or growth support please call 01259 208 346.


Business Gateway and Development Director


Maggie Gorman manages the Business Gateway Clackmannanshire team in conjunction with her role as Development Director to businesses in the area.

Maggie heads up the Business Gateway team, overseeing service provision and development of business support. Maggie started out her career in economic development after completing a business degree followed by a law degree at Strathclyde University. Maggie has worked with local economic development agencies including Scottish Enterprise, when she owned her own management consultancy firm, providing SME’s with support to improve culture, implement growth strategies and support leader development. Maggie is keen to collaborate and partner with local agencies and businesses to utilise available resource to better serve the businesses in Clacks and across Forth Valley.


Business Adviser


Mandy Campbell is the first point of call for new businesses in the area in her role as Business Adviser for Business Gateway Clackmannanshire.

She has almost 20 years experience of helping SME’s develop in Forth Valley, including some time as Manager of a Business Training Centre, and offers businesses advice on record keeping, insurance and the legalities of forming a new business. Mandy also delivers many of our workshops for new business.


Marketing Strategy Business Adviser


Andrea McFarlane is a fully qualified marketing professional with extensive experience in both B2B and B2C marketing.

She has a strong track record in corporate and marketing communications, strategic planning, relationship management and brand development. Andrea's specialties include integrated marketing communications, campaign management, B2B and B2C marketing, financial services marketing, creative copywriting, marketing and social media training. Andrea is results oriented – everything she does is about improving the bottom line. She helps clients get better results from their marketing activity so that they can focus on what they do best – running their business.

Find your nearest office

Business Gateway Alloa

Alloa Business Centre
Alloa Business Park, Whins Road
FK10 3SA
Get directions
01259 726 430

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

Mon to Thurs 09:00 - 17:00; Fri 09:00 - 16:30