If you’re inspired to start up a new business or grow your company, there is lots of support and advice available from East Dunbartonshire Council and other public sector partners to help set you off in the right direction.  East Dunbartonshire Council can provide access to finance, business planning and strategy advice, business information, and a programme of fully funded training workshops for business in East Dunbartonshire.

Whether you are starting a new enterprise or looking to grow your business, the Business Gateway website will help you find support, offer you the latest on regulation and tax, and provide an access point for other public sector services you might need now or in the future.

Starting or running a business, even one with staff can be a lonely experience at times. Having access to an impartial Business Advisor to talk confidentially to can provide valuable support for a business owner.

‘Meet the Advisor’ appointments can be arranged at one of your local offices in East Dunbartonshire including Milngavie and Kirkintilloch. Call today to make an appointment, call 0141 578 8530 or email

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McGregor House, 10 Donaldson Cres, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow G66 1XF


East Dunbartonshire Council,
12 Strathkelvin Place, Kirkintilloch, G66 1TJ

Tel: 0300 123 4510

Business Support Programmes

East Dunbartonshire Council provides a range of business support programmes for new and existing businesses in the area seeking fully funded support. The aim of these programmes is to take a holistic approach to assisting businesses to grow.

The assistance available includes:

The Business Support Team prepare a regular newsletter.  To subscribe to the newsletter click on the “join our mailing list button” in the newsletter archive which also contains the previous editions of the newsletter.

To access these services you should contact 0141 578 8530 to arrange an initial meeting with an advisor who will help you identify your business needs and explain how we can best assist you.