Starting up a business
There are a variety of local and regional business support organisations that focus on helping new businesses start-up.
Chichester District Council's Business Contact Programme
We have a dedicated team with a variety of specialist skills that can assist your business on its road to success. We are closely linked with support organisations that offer further training and advice, therefore we are ideally placed to offer networking and identify new business opportunities.
The support and advice we offer includes:
- the availability of business premises within the area;
- relocating to the District;
- co-ordination of preliminary planning enquiries; and
- consult with you on key issues impacting on your business
Gov.uk - Setting up
Advice and support for starting a business, including an online suite of tools to help with taxes, permits and licences.
Capitalise Business Support
Capitalise provides an alternative to mainstream banks for people with a good business or social enterprise proposition who have had their application declined because they failed to meet their bank's lending criteria.
A Community Centre and Internet Cafe offering Broadband internet and computing facilities, and a range of courses
HM Revenue & Customs online advice seminars
HM Revenue & Customs have begun a series of online webinars giving help on tax to businesses and the self-employed.
Inland Revenue - Business Support Team
Network of specially trained Business Advisers can help you understand your tax responsibilities
Comprehensive European information and contacts for all your business location, expansion and relocation needs.
Through practical support including training, mentoring and financial assistance, we help 14-30 year olds realise their potential and transform their lives.
Information on the government's pilot scheme for start-up loans for young people
Representing your views and helping with the business issues that matter to you. If you're looking for practical support and information to help you run your business more efficiently, we can help.
UK intellectual Property office - Patents
The official government body responsible for granting Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom (UK)