Starting a new business

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1. Starting your new business

Starting and running a new business can be both exciting and daunting. Businesses that take advantage of advice and guidance in the early stages are much more likely to succeed in the long run. 

Our Economic Development team are here to point you in the right direction and to pass on our experience and local knowledge. You can contact us and we can also arrange to visit you in person to discuss your future plans.

Free specialist business support programmes are on our business support page