Dundee

Business Gateway Tayside is your gateway to free, expert, local assistance and advice.

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HR Business Adviser

Ann

Ann is our HR Business Adviser with a passion for people. She works with businesses of all sizes who are considering employing or already employ staff. Ann is extremely passionate about her clients and enjoys nothing more than removing fears and barriers surrounding employment and creating jobs for the next generation.

Her previous experience includes roles with Lloyds Asset Finance, GE Commercial and HSBC Bank, working with a wide and varied business customer portfolio throughout Scotland.

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Growth Adviser

Andrew

Based in our Perth office, Andrew is one of four advisers dedicated to the Perth and Kinross region. He has a vast amount of experience working with business and returned to Business Gateway in 2013 after a stint with the Perth and Kinross Council Economic Development Team.

Andrew is a fully accredited business adviser who successfully completed Premier Adviser training in 2004 and also achieved a Certificate in Marketing accreditation through the Chartered Institute of Marketing,

Andrew has offered a wide range of support and business advice to many pre and new start-up clients and now works with businesses with high growth potential to achieve their ambitions.

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Start-up Adviser

Scott

Scott has worked in the business and commercial industry for more than 12 years. He has held various roles in the banking and financial sectors, supporting numerous businesses across Tayside with their start-up journey whilst also advising more established businesses.

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Business Development Coordinator

Pippa

Pippa is the first point of contact at our Business Gateway Dundee Office. She started working with Business Gateway in 2016, supporting the Tayside adviser team to ensure the smooth running of the business centre. Prior to working with Business Gateway, Pippa ran workshops with young people to help develop skills in communication and creativity.

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Business Support Coordinator

Liam

Liam joined the team in 2018 supporting Growth Team across Tayside. Over the past year Liam and has taken up a new challenge as Start-Up Business Adviser focusing on young entrepreneurs across the Tayside region.

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Growth Team Leader

Michelle

Michelle Shepherd has recently moved into the role of Growth Team Leader. Michelle joined the local office in 2005 as receptionist, before working her way up to become Growth Business Adviser. She works with established businesses that are ready to explore new markets, take on additional staff or premises and, ultimately, increase turnover.

In her new role, she will continue to support clients but will also pass on her knowledge to the rest of the Growth Team. Commenting, she said: “I’m delighted to be given this opportunity. I hope to be able to use my experience across various roles in the company to guide the Growth Team and give our clients the best support possible.”

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Start-up Team Leader

Stuart

Stuart joined the Start-up Business Team having worked for more than 20 years in the video games industry and having experienced self employment himself within the fitness and marketing sectors.

His expertise will see him support advisers with clients at various stages of starting a business, from idea generation through to writing a business plan and researching the market. Commenting, Stuart said: “I’m really looking forward to leading the Start-up Team and helping people to turn their ideas into businesses. There are so many individuals out there who, with a bit of expert guidance, have the potential to become successful business owners.”

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Growth Adviser

Lauren

Growth adviser covering Angus and Dundee, Lauren joined Business Gateway in September 2018. Lauren works with businesses who have been trading for at least 6 months and who have aspirations to grow nationally and internationally. Advising businesses and providing solutions for clients is nothing new for Lauren. She was previously a senior tax adviser with Scotland’s largest firm of independent chartered accountants working with business owners for nearly 20 years. Lauren therefore brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with a financial slant to Business Gateway clients. She also boasts a vast network of professional partners in the Dundee and Angus area that she uses to support her clients.

Lauren loves a coffee and a chat. Her friendly and welcoming approach puts clients at ease as soon as they walk in the door.

Find your nearest office

Business Gateway Angus

City Quay Business Centre
27-28 Camperdown Street
Dundee
DD1 3JA
Get directions
01382 848 275

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00

Business Gateway Dundee

27-28 Camperdown Street
City Quay Business Centre
Dundee
DD1 3JA
Get directions
01382 443 400

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00