Business Gateway in Clackmannanshire offers businesses practical help and guidance. By supporting new and developing businesses across the Clackmannanshire area, we contribute to Scotland's economic wellbeing.

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 Development Manager & Business Adviser


Alison Davidson manages the Business Gateway Clackmannanshire team in conjunction with her role as Business Adviser to businesses in the area.

She has spent the last 25 years working in economic development across Forth Valley including a number of years as a business park Property Manager. Alison works primarily with growing businesses offering expert advice plus signposting to relevant support and funding available through Scottish Enterprise, Local Authorities, SDI and other partner agencies.


Business Adviser


Dorothy Henke is a well-known and trusted Business Adviser for Business Gateway Clackmannanshire with 25 years experience of helping Scottish businesses grow and prosper.

Her varied career has included a spell in Computer Systems management in Detroit USA plus she has owned and run a number of successful companies within the printing, IT support and financial services sectors. Dorothy’s role is to work closely with her clients to offer fresh ideas, find solutions and develop long-term strategies for growth.


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 Adviser


Stuart McCusker has over 20 years of marketing experience gained mostly in the media industry.

He also has hands-on experience of running SME Social Media campaigns from his time working in the Construction and Storage industries and in his current role with Business Gateway Clackmannanshire works with local businesses to help improve their SEO, online awareness and Marketing policy.

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