You can use the Coast to Capital Growth Hub portal to identify programmes and organisations that can help you with through information, videos and other resources.
Some are general and some are specific for businesses based in West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and East Surrey (Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley).
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Post Brexit - Providing Services and Travelling for Business
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Providing Services and Travelling for Business to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein
Guidance about signing up for the Disability Confident scheme, and how it can help your business.
Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
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Monthly and quarterly forecasts for estimated committed Domestic RHI expenditure for the next 12 months.
No matter how insightful or exciting the vision for your enterprise may be, it is only ever the getting there which determines your success.
HM Revenue & Customs: Educational
HM Revenue & Customs: EducationalClose
In line with the Government's Digital Strategy, HMRC now provides Small and Medium Enterprise education services through digital products. These educational products include e-learning packages, both live and pre-recorded webinars, bite sized tax information videos on HMRC's You Tube page as well as providing the SME Tax Widget, key messages and editorials.
New employability programme provides support for local job seekers.
New employability programme provides support for local job seekers.Close
A new programme has been launched across the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) region to support both unemployed and economically inactive local people progress to job search readiness or move into paid employment.
We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen as a successful participant to launch and run the new Traineeship Programme in the South East of England.
Tech Nation support programmes
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Over the last few years, we’ve worked with hundreds of the UK’s leading tech companies and had the opportunity to hone our growth programme offering, to ensure the companies involved have the support, advice and connections to help your company thrive.
Whether you’re an early-stage founder trying to get things off the ground, or a late-stage CEO steering a much bigger ship, we have the perfect growth or sector programme for you.
The Business Hothouse - How To Start A Start-up
The Business Hothouse - How To Start A Start-upClose
If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business, or if your business is still at an early stage, we can provide all the advice and guidance that you need to get that business idea going.
Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
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These 14 guides cover a range of different types of work. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe. Priority actions are outlined at the top of each guide.
Be the business | Digital
Be the business | Digital Close
Be the business is a not-for-profit organisation set up by the government to support SMEs. Their website is dedicated to helping small businesses make better use of technology to drive improvements in performance
COVID-19 GOV.UK Financial Support Finder for Businesses
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Find coronavirus financial support for your business through using this Gov.uk business support finder
Primary Authority is a means for businesses to receive assured and tailored advice on meeting environmental health, trading standards or fire safety regulations through a single point of contact. This ensures start-ups get it right at the outset and enables all businesses to invest with confidence in products, practices and procedures, knowing that the resources they devote to compliance are well spent.
Primary Authority is based on legal partnerships between businesses and individual local authorities. Businesses can set up their own partnership or belong to a trade association (or other type of group) with an existing partnership.
Start-up Business Loans
Start-up Business LoansClose
Loans go up in £500 increments, with a typical loan around £2,500 but can be higher.
Workplace Pensions Employer Toolkit
Workplace Pensions Employer ToolkitClose
Your workplace pension questions answered - new toolkit available
Brighton & Hove Energy Services Co-operative
Brighton & Hove Energy Services Co-operativeClose
A green energy services social enterprise, offering advice on making businesses as energy efficient as possible and project managing the installation of technology to lower a business' carbon footprint.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)Close
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain's national regulator for workplace health and safety. It prevents work-related death, injury and ill health. HSE is also contributing to cross-government work being coordinated by the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) to prepare the United Kingdom (UK) for exit from the EU.
HSE is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Business Continuity Management - West Sussex
Business Continuity Management - West SussexClose
Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a management process that helps manage the risks to the smooth running of an organisation or delivery of a service, ensuring that the business can continue in the event of a disruption.
Sussex Chamber of Commerce
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Sussex Chamber of Commerce is one of only 52 Chambers in the UK to be accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) was established 150 years ago in 1860 and is the national body for a powerful and influential Network of Accredited Chambers of Commerce across the UK - a network that directly serves not only its member businesses but the wider business community.
Accredited Chambers of Commerce exist to make a difference to your business, through ensuring your views are heard within Government, opening new business opportunities in local, national and international markets, or providing critical business advice, services and skills development. High on the BCC's agenda is helping British business thrive, so the BCC works with Government to shape policy affecting businesses. It also focuses on key areas of activity including International Trade, Skills Development and Business Services.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
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Fire service information, including recruitment, safety advice and training courses.
Better Business Finance
Better Business FinanceClose
Better Business Finance provides impartial information and support to businesses and entrepreneurs looking to develop and grow; whether the business is seeking finance, or starting out or exporting abroad, BBF is here to help.
Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership
Brighton & Hove Economic PartnershipClose
The Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership [BHEP] works with other stakeholders to devise the economic strategy for the city. It works with other partners to input into the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership [LEP] for the sub region.
Business Companion provides information for businesses and individuals that need to know about trading standards and consumer protection legislation. This service offers free, impartial legal guidance for businesses that sell goods and/or supply services to consumers.
City Business Library
City Business LibraryClose
City Business Library is a public reference library specialising in business information.
Croydon Council provide a wide range of signposting and support services to businesses based in the Croydon borough.
Epsom & Ewell Business Partnership
Epsom & Ewell Business PartnershipClose
The aim of the Business Partnership is to help you do more business locally, or to "Profit through Partnership". The Epsom & Ewell Business Partnership is all about helping our local businesses to survive and grow.
Gatwick Diamond Business Association
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Established for over 50 years, Gatwick Diamond Business has been the leading voice for business and commerce in the region. Representing business, we provide a united voice to influence Local and Central Government issues. gdb is run by the members for the members. It is also financially and politically independent.
ICAEW Business Advice Service
ICAEW Business Advice ServiceClose
The ICAEW Business Advice Service (BAS) provides professional advice for owner-run businesses, startups and SMEs.
we enable businesses to receive an initial consultation at no charge from an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.
Institute Of Export
Institute Of ExportClose
Institute of Export can offer your business a unique range of individual and business membership benefits and a world renowned suite of qualifications and training.
MDHUB is the premier peer to peer business growth network for Managing Directors and their Senior Board Directors in the South of England.
Prowess - Women in Business
Prowess - Women in BusinessClose
Prowess is the online hub for women-friendly business support, inspiration and information. Our vision is an environment where women in business can flourish; we help women and professional advisers to gain the knowledge and tools to make that possible.
Start Up Donut
Start Up DonutClose
Please note the Donut sites are supported by adverts, site and topic sponsors and partner organisations.
The Donut series providers do not offer a phone advice service.
Tandridge District Council
Tandridge District CouncilClose
With more than 4,700 businesses in the district, Tandridge District Council works hard to promote and support appropriate business developments, while maintaining the rural nature of the area.
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO)Close
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.
The Knowledge Transfer Network
The Knowledge Transfer NetworkClose
The KTN is the UK's innovation network.
University of Brighton
University of BrightonClose
If you want to recruit talent, train your workforce or access expertise, we may well be able to help you. You could also collaborate with us on a joint venture, or get help with government funding.
We have a long history of working with businesses, education providers and public sector organisations. Talk to us to find out more.
University of Chichester - Executive short courses
University of Chichester - Executive short coursesClose
University of Chichester offer an executive portfolio of vocational, practical and in-depth short courses in events management, hospitality, marketing, leadership, people management and personal development.
University of Sussex
University of SussexClose
The University of Sussex is a leading research university, with a worldwide reputation for innovation and inspiration.
The University of Sussex provides a range of services including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, IP, Research and placements.
West Sussex County Council
West Sussex County CouncilClose
West Sussex offer a range of signposting support for businesses.
COVID - 19 - trading internationally
COVID - 19 - trading internationally Close
This advice is for UK businesses that export or deliver goods and services abroad and have been impacted by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
COVID -19 - Advice hub from Sussex Chamber
COVID -19 - Advice hub from Sussex ChamberClose
As coronavirus continues to challenge many businesses, Chambers around the network are putting together support for members.
Help and support if your business is affected by COVID-19
Help and support if your business is affected by COVID-19Close
Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about theâ€¯support available to help you deal with the economic impacts ofâ€¯coronavirus.
Staying alert and safe (social distancing)
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The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as we can, for as many people as we can, as quickly and fairly as possible in order to safeguard livelihoods, but in a way that is safe and continues to protect our NHS.
This video looks at how to find out the commodity code classification for your goods and why you need to use a commodity code
This video looks at the types of goods that are classed as controlled and what to do if you import or export controlled goods
H&S ABC - An easy guide to health & safety
H&S ABC - An easy guide to health & safetyClose
How to finance your business
How to finance your businessClose
Invest in Brighton
Invest in BrightonClose
If you are looking to invest, expand or relocate your company - invest in Brighton & Hove. Why?
It's the big ideas that really make you money. There are many things that are important in business -- but it's those sparks of inspiration and creativity that make your company a success. Inspirational companies need an inspiring place to work.
Just being in Brighton changes the way you think. Creativity is in our DNA. As soon as you get here you immediately get the sense that something's different. Looking at things differently and experimenting with new ideas just comes naturally to the city. It's what we do.
So if your company is looking for its next big idea - invest in Brighton & Hove
Invest in Coastal West Sussex
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Coastal West Sussex has a diverse range of small and growing businesses and specific niches in branches of advanced engineering, tourism, food and drink and marine related activities. Its coastline and access to markets through Shoreham Port are key assets.
Invest in Rural West Sussex
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Rural West Sussex has strengths in the land-based industries and has large numbers of small engineering and professional services businesses. Its key asset is the quality of its natural environment and the South Downs National Park
Invest in Surrey
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Intelligent. Networked. Innovative. The smart choice is Surrey.
We are looking to the future. Global innovations are happening here, providing new and exclusive opportunities for business.
Surrey boasts immediate access to two international airports and great connections to London.
Invest in The Gatwick Diamond
Invest in The Gatwick DiamondClose
The Gatwick Diamond is located just 35 minutes from central London with London Gatwick Airport at its heart. Many global companies and innovative enterprises have chosen the area for their regional headquarters.
IP BASICS: What is Intellectual Property?
IP BASICS: What is Intellectual Property?Close
Published on 27 Nov 2015
Part of the IP Basics series: A quick intro to intellectual property from the IPO.
Part of a new series of 12 short videos
Researching Your Market
Researching Your MarketClose
Gov.UK video on researching your market
The customs clearance process
The customs clearance processClose
This video looks at the customs process you will need to go through if you are bringing in goods from overseas
Understanding intellectual property
Understanding intellectual propertyClose
This short business support video helps you to understand the importance of Intellectual Property focussing on Trade Marks and Copyright.
Understanding your businesses' cashflow
Understanding your businesses' cashflowClose
Gov.UK video on understanding your cashflow
Your Export Journey: Packaging and Translation
Your Export Journey: Packaging and TranslationClose
Hear from 4 experienced exporters on how they have developed their packing for overseas markets and how they have translated important information for their overseas customers.
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