Business Support

Business Support and Advice


Whether you would like to start your own business or grow an existing business there is a wealth of support and advice available in the region. Here are some useful links to guide you in the right direction.

Business Support

GBSLEP Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Business Support Programmes

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Birmingham Chamber Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Business Support

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Black Country Chamber of Commerce Black Country Chamber of Commerce

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Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub Business Support Programmes

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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Support

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Starting a Business and Growth

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Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Starting your business advice and information
Aston University Develop your business with the Aston Centre for Growth

Employment & Skills

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Environmental Support

Birmingham City Council Employment Access Team: Support for Employers
Department for International Trade Explore the potential of exporting, guidance, services and support
Carbon Trust Specialist support saving energy and cutting carbon emissions

Social Enterprise Support

Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership
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Birmingham & Solihull Social Economy Consortium A network of agencies and enterprises that supports social enterprise in Birmingham and Solihull.
Social Enterprise UK The largest network of social enterprises in the UK