Planning To Start

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

Plus, your nearest Business Gateway office will be in touch within 5 working days to chat through your next steps.

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.

Receive a response that is tailored to your business needs.

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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