Starting a Business

Turning an idea into a business takes time. Knowing how to start to give your business the best chance of success is really important.

Are you registered?

1-2-1 advice
Have you have registered your business but would appreciate more support in structuring your business plan or just a general sense check? The Growth Hub has a team of experienced, knowledgeable business advisers to help. You can call 01604 212696 or email [email protected] and to make an appointment.

Great Idea?
had a great idea and not sure where to start in planning a business? You can follow the below link or contact the advice team who can signpost you to information, advice and guidance to get started. Once you’re registered you can come back to us for more help!


Business is Great

Business is Great - start up help

Starting your own business requires careful planning, research and preparation. This website gives you the key information you need to know when creating a business.

  • Planning information
  • Set up information
  • Finance information
  • Hiring information

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