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Planning To Start

Thinking of starting a business? Take 10 minutes to get a start-up toolkit packed with resources and advice.

Plus you’ll get connected to a local business adviser who will create a tailored action plan specific to your needs. All for free!

Understand your business idea and plan

Starting a business can be hard enough but you don’t have to do it alone. Let us help you validate your idea and then research, price, plan and market your new business.

Give your business a head start

Our experienced advisers can help you avoid common mistakes, save time and help you understand what you need to do now and over the next few months.

Don’t just take our word for it

"Business Gateway's guidance has given me a real confidence boost to start a business in these challenging times."John, Heb Fitted Furniture

Key benefits (and they’re all for free!)

Instant access to a start-up toolkit packed with resources & advice.

Get a tailored action plan to help your business get ahead.

Connect with an experienced adviser who can save you time & money going forward.

Already running a business, but looking for support?

If your business has been trading for more than 12 months, we can help.

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