I have set up a Business Club, which is a free-to-join organisation for businesses in the Loughborough Constituency.
We regularly hold networking events, sessions with Government Ministers, job fairs and advice seminars.
To be kept up to date with the latest news and events, you can sign up to my business newsletter here.
You can also find me on LinkedIn here.
General Advice and Support
The Government regularly publishes helpful updates for businesses on new initiatives, funding pots and legislation. If you would like to sign up for these updates, please select the “get emails” button here.
The following links may also be of use:
- Advice on how to set up a business
- Help with creating a business plan
- Help with tax
- Help with exporting
- Advice on net zero and using less energy
In addition, the Government's Help to Grow website is a one-stop shop for small business to find all the information they need to grow and scale up.
For further information and support, you can contact the Government’s Business Support Helpline:
There is also a wealth of local support available, including from the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership’s Business Gateway.
This is in addition to:
- Help finding properties to let or for sale
- Advice on creating a healthy workplace
- Advice on business continuity planning and emergency management
- The Help to Grow management programme
Employment and Recruitment Support
If you are looking for employment support or to hire employees, the following links may be of interest:
- Loughborough’s Careers and Enterprise Hub helps businesses promote job vacancies and matches employers with job seekers.
- Loughborough Job Centre
- Skills Toolkit
- Help and Advice on Employment Law
If you are looking for funding for your business, you can search the following databases:
If you do not find what you are looking for, please do get in touch with me as I would be happy to run a more specific search for you on Grantfinder.