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About STEP

STEP is a profit for purpose organisation, existing to help boost Stirling’s economy. We are based in the John Player Building, which was gifted to STEP in order to support and home the businesses of Stirling and the wider rural community. Three decades on, we still work with new start-up’s and growing businesses every day.

At STEP our one-stop approach means you can access all the support and expertise your business may need to help you succeed.

Ultimately we want to help you grow your business!

Business Support

Our team of highly skilled and experienced business advisers offers a combination of business support, advice, training and specialist one to one business consultant support to ensure that you and your business gets the support it needs.

STEP delivers Business Gateway services and other public contracts and therefore some of the support we provide is fully funded.

Find out about our business support services

Digital Support

We can help you make sense of digital.

STEP help companies close the gap between your customer’s expectation of your companies digital infrastructure and what they actually experience.

Whether it’s digital marketing, web design, 3d printing or another technological element we have an expert that can provide support.

Property and Meeting Rooms

Whether it’s an office, studio, manufacturing or storage space you are looking for, we have a range of business properties and sites for you to choose from. Our competitive rates and flexible leasing agreements ensure you get the right premises whatever stage your business is at and we have excellent business support services on your doorstep.

Find your perfect commercial property here

Looking for the perfect meeting location? Based in the heart of Scotland, we are only minutes away from all major motorways. We are also just a five-minute walk from Stirling’s train and bus links, making STEP Scotland the perfect venue for your next event.

View all of our meeting room options here

Events and Training

Established in 1984, STEP has a long-standing track record and a strong reputation for delivering effective business events, networking spaces and high-quality training.

Find out whats coming up here

Our Support Stories

We help 100’s of businesses every year – Find out what they’ve got to say….


22 Nov 2017

Google Digital Garage – Some insights from presenter David Sime

We are thrilled that David Sime from Google Digital Garage will return to STEP to take part in Digital December. He will deliver two digital skills ma...
15 Nov 2017

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Ahead of Digital December, video and marketing expert Paul Saunders asks you to think about the effectiveness of your website… Take a critical e...
11 Sep 2017

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Here's what our clients have to say