In addition, Scottish salary costs are among the lowest in Europe and labour market regulations in the UK, including working hours, are the most flexible in Europe.
Close proximity to the central belt of Scotland and our impressive transport infrastructure gives the region access to a large skilled and well-educated workforce, and currently 20% of our workforce travel from outside the region.
With 2.6 million people and approximately 90,000 university students living within a 60-minute travel time, South Ayrshire is perfectly placed to deliver all of your workforce requirements.
We currently support a broad spectrum of industries including aerospace, space, advanced manufacturing, engineering and tourism.
Our local higher and further education institutions, Ayrshire College and University of the West of Scotland, work closely with industry to ensure the future workforce has the relevant skills, qualifications and experience to assist business growth, competitiveness and sustainability.
Almost 7,000 students study at Ayrshire College and the University of the West of Scotland campuses in Ayr.