Businesses on Arran are more outward looking than businesses in mainland North Ayrshire. With 66% of Arran businesses measuring they had sold goods or services to other UK countries compared to a Scottish average of 44%. When it comes to exporting out with the UK, 49% of Arran businesses had traded overseas compared to 16% across Scotland as a whole.
Arran is home to many successful businesses across a wide range of sectors.
Business Gateway Arran & Cumbrae supports existing businesses on the island, helping them to grow and also works with individuals interested in starting a business. For more details visit the Business Gateway website.
There are many full/part-time and seasonal job opportunities on Arran which feature within the main sectors of Education, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, Construction and Leisure Services.
For further details please see the Jobs area of this website for contact details.
A list of some of the current vacancies available on the island can be found on the Jobs Board.