Dundee

Dundee

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

Alert 19/03/20: Our workshops will now be delivered online by Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing software. These can still be booked via the links below and a member of staff will be in touch to forward you a personal link to join the workshop.

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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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Operations Manager

Nicki

Nicki manages delivery of the Business Gateway contract across Tayside ensuring her team are well equipped to support the regions’ new and growing businesses.

Nicki has more than 20 years’ experience within the Business Gateway network with previous roles including Tayside Business Information Manager and Business Adviser.

Nicki gets real satisfaction, not only from seeing a business start and grow, but also seeing her team and colleagues enjoy every challenge that comes their way.

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Depute Operations Manager

Caryn

Born and bred in Dundee, Caryn has a wealth of experience delivering Business Gateway’s services and has helped more than 500 people start their own enterprise journey, whilst continually supporting the growth and development of their business.

Prior to joining the Business Gateway team in 2013, Caryn worked at Dundee City Council where she built a strong understanding of the public sector support available for local businesses. She is extremely passionate about supporting and guiding business owners to achieve their full potential and loves nothing more than seeing a business flourish.

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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 Adviser

Michelle

Michelle joined Business Gateway in 2005 as a receptionist before working her way up to one of our resident Business Advisers. Her previous life saw her work in various retail and customer facing roles, and she uses this to her advantage, making individuals feel confident in their entrepreneurial journey.

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Growth Adviser

Samir

Samir joined Business Gateway growth team in 2018. With over 24 years in senior positions, which included five start-ups both in the UK and abroad as well as his own businesses, he has a good understanding of the challenges faced by aspiring entrepreneurs and can work effectively and efficiently with any business considering growth or expansion.

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Start-up Adviser

Stuart Milne

Stuart has spent more than 20 years working in the video games industry and having experienced self-employment himself within fitness and marketing sectors, Stuart is able to share what he has learned from his own start-up journey, as well as the many services available from Business Gateway, and the wider eco-system, to support his clients as they start their own journey into the world of business.

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Growth Adviser

Lauren Miller

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 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

Business Gateway Perth & Kinross

Saltire House
3 Whitefriars Crescent
Perth
PH2 0PA
Get directions
01738 448 310

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00