Starting a Business

Starting a business can be tough, requiring careful planning, research and preparation.  With a number of support sources available locally and nationally, the journey towards business start-up can become a rewarding one.  So whether you are looking to become your own boss, turn a hobby into a career or simply to try something new, help is available.

HMRC Business start-up links 

New Anglia Growth Hub

The Growth Hub offers support and guidance to businesses throughout Norfolk and Suffolk.

  • Bringing together a range of local and national business support sources.
  • The growth hub is FREE
  • Wide range of subjects including finance, start a business and exports

Contact their helpline on 0300 333 6536 or Email growthhub@newanglia.co.uk
For further information visit New Anglia Growth Hub

NWES Encouraging Enterprise

Enterprise agency NWES specialises in helping people turn their business idea into a reality by offering impartial, professional advice, access to personal skills and business training courses. 

Contact them on 08456 099 991 or email info@nwes.org.uk

Start Up Loans - NWES is an official delivery partner

Start Up Loans is a Government backed initiative looking to provide finance to people over 18 wishing to start a business.
Contact them on 08456 099 991 or visit Start-up Loans 

Princes Trust

  • Aged 18-30?
  • Unemployed or working fewer than 16 hours per week?
  • Have a business idea?

Have a look at the Enterprise Programme - information and eligibility can be found by visiting Princes Trust

Business is Great Britain

Providing Support, advice and inspiration for growing your business, visit Great Business