Business Gateway

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Business Gateway offer a broad range of advice, support and financial assistance to new and developing businesses including:-

  • Advice and Support
  • Information on specific business ideas
  • General Business Information Factsheets
  • Business Planning guidance
  • Marketing guidance
  • Financial assistance

If you have a new business idea or plans to grow your existing business and would like to find out more please visit (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) or contact your nearest Business Gateway office to request information or speak to an Adviser.

For online advice on the following issues visit

  • Starting Up
  • Exploit your ideas
  • Finance and grants
  • IT and e-commerce
  • Taxes, returns and payroll
  • Sales and marketing
  • Employing people
  • International trade
  • Health, safety, premises
  • Grow your business
  • Environment and efficiency
  • Buy or sell a business

Contact Details

Contact us for help and advice, applications, or more information