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.

For more information contact a member of the team by email: 

HMRC Business start-up links 

Starting a Business from Home

These are some of the top things you need to know and do when starting a home business. Business is Great Britain

Contact on their Business Support Helpline - 0300 456 3565

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
For further information visitNew Anglia Growth Hub

Menta Growing Business

Menta is an Enterprise Agency focused on supporting people at all stages of business start-up and growth. Menta provides business advice, business skills training; bespoke business courses and networking opportunities.  All our Advisors and Trainers have run their own businesses, so can speak from reality.

Menta are running free Best Start workshops throughout Norfolk - ClickHere to find dates and venues 

Contact them on 0800 085 5090 or email
For further information visitMenta

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

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 visitingPrinces Trust

Business is Great Britain

Providing Support, advice and inspiration for growing your business, visitGreat Business

Informi - Talking Small Business

Informi have a raft of easily digestible articles and a step by step guide to help you through the mindfield of starting a new business including guiding you through the financial processes and legal considerations needed to begin your new successful business.  informi

Last updated: 23/03/2020 14:24:20