Starting a business can often seem overwhelming and complicated


Starting Up

Starting up a new business for the first time can be an overwhelming and daunting process. Becoming self-employed can be very rewarding but requires research beforehand to ensure that you are fully prepared to build your new business.

All new businesses need support and advice to ensure that their new venture has the greatest chance of success and that any risk, identified or not is mitigated. This section of the website provides you with a comprehensive overview of all the different elements you need to consider when starting up your new business. The Growth Hub can support you at every stage of your start up journey, from planning your business ideas right through to growing your business. If you’re not sure where to start, then click here to speak to people who can help you begin your new business venture.


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Your business is unique but the challenges you’ll face in business aren’t, we can help get you through them.

Our free and impartial support is delivered by experienced and expert business advisers, giving you the right advice at the right time for your business. 

Contact us today to access a wealth of support, events, business growth programmes and expert advice.

Heather Bradford
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