Ayrshire Business Support Helpline 0330 678 1611

Our Business Support Team is here to help East Ayrshire businesses.

To find out more about any local support which may be available, you can; email our Business Support team;or call our business support helpline on 0330 678 1611 to speak to your local advisers​.

The helpline is open:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 9am to 4pm

Calls are charged at local rates.

Support and application forms

During the current COVID-19 pandemic East Ayrshire Council, the Scottish and UK Governments, are offering a range of grant and loan support to all types of businesses.

We have a constantly updated Coronavirus Business Support page;which outlines those supports and contains application forms and other useful links.

We are committed to supporting the local business community.

What we can do for you

Our advisers offer a comprehensive, tailored package of support including:

Other support

Our advisers will also signpost you to other services:

EU exit food and drink sector update

The Scottish Government has compiled a collection of information and guidance to help the food and drink sector prepare for the end of the EU Exit Transition period.

Economic development

Business Support is provided by our Economic Development service.

As well as supporting local business to grow and create jobs, we look to support local people into those jobs, attract new businesses to the area and to create vibrant town centres.



Contact Information

Economic Development
Opera House
8 John Finnie Street
Telephone: 01563 503237
Business Support
Opera House
8 John Finnie Street
Telephone: 0330 678 1611 (Ayrshire Business Support Helpline)