Business Advice

When starting a business there are many things to consider. You will need to research your market and identify what finances and resources you will need to get started. You will need to complete research and organise your ideas by setting these out in a business plan.

Find the information you need to start, grow or innovate your business at the Business Growth Hub.  

Help to start your business

Here are some useful guides and toolkits to help you start your business.

GOV.UK - get help with writing a business plan to get your idea off the ground. 

SYOB - download a free, easy to understand, information pack to help you start your own business.

British Library (Business and IP Centre) - Get support to get your business started.

If you are unemployed you may be eligible for free support to help you develop your business plan and support with accessing finance.