Business advice and support

There is a wealth of advice, guidance and support available for businesses whether you’re a long established business or just thinking about starting up.

Whether you have a basic human resources or finance related query, want advice on using social media, or need support to develop a growth strategy there is an organisation, service or programme that can help. This information can be overwhelming and some businesses may find it difficult to navigate.

The enterprise team can help with this by talking to you to find out your aspirations and requirements and signposting you to the support that is best suited to you.

If you are just starting to think about growing your business and are doing some fact finding, then this list of agencies and organisations with information will be helpful.


Are you thinking of expanding your business overseas?

Enterprise for Success

This programme has now ended.

Growth Hub

The aim of the GBSLEP Growth Hub is to provide a holistic approach to business support. Through a single point of contact a business will connect to the information, advice or support it requires.

To register, please visit  For more information please call the local helpline on 0800 032 3488 or email 

Let’s do mentoring

Are you looking for a mentor to work with to work with to help you idetify solutions to the many business situations you may come across?

Federation of small businesses

As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our aim is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

East Staffordshire Borough Council

If you want to speak to the enterprise team, we can signpost you in the direction best suited to you. Please feel free to contact us using the details shown on the contact the enterprise team page.