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New employability programme provides support for local job seekers.
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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.
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.
Be the business | Digital
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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
British Chamber - Trade Hub
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The British Chambers of Commerce is committed to supporting both national and international trade to enable businesses to survive and thrive in the future.
The linked Trade Hub provides useful information
Funding Options is a business finance matchmaker. Find the right finance from more than 50 of the UK's leading lenders, whether you want to raise £1,000 or £10 million. If you're looking for growth finance, business loans for working capital, commercial mortgages, invoice finance, asset leasing or something else, we can help you find it. It's completely free and no-obligation to see your funding options.
Ingenuity - Impact through enterprise
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Ingenuity has been established to drive the UK's recovery, and the discovery of sustainable business solutions, to help rebuild a more inclusive economy, society and environment following Covid-19.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) are designed to build long-lasting and mutually beneficial collaborations between the working and learning worlds.
Start-up Business Loans
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Loans go up in £500 increments, with a typical loan around £2,500 but can be higher.
Workplace Pensions Employer Toolkit
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Your workplace pension questions answered - new toolkit available
Google Garage offers free training to gain new skills for the digital world. You can: explore how websites work, build a strong online strategy, manage your time effectively, create a long-term social media plan and much more.
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.
Facebook is a powerful marketing tool for businesses of every size. Don't miss your opportunity to take full advantage of the platform with these free online courses and training.
Surrey Chambers of Commerce
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Surrey is one of the most successful and productive areas for business in the UK. It's a county that embraces innovation and is a fantastic location to run a business.
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.
Accountant Directory is a recently launched website which aims to provide the public with access to professional support and all of the information they need to make smart financial choices. As well as providing a hub of industry information and news - our nationwide directory enables you to find someone whose professionalism has been verified in accordance with our policy.
Arun Business Partnership
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The Arun Business Partnership was started in 1996 and we are here to help our local companies grow and prosper.
Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership
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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.
Chichester District Council
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At Chichester District Council we recognise that the wealth of the community is generated by it's successful businesses.
Croydon Council provide a wide range of signposting and support services to businesses based in the Croydon borough.
East Surrey Business Club
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We are a business networking group for entrepreneurs and small businesses located in and around East Surrey aiming to promote awareness of the important commercial and political issues affecting business owners. We also raise funds both for the East Surrey Conservative Association and a range of charities.
Business support for the price of two cups of coffee
Business owners have often asked us why business support can't be delivered on the same basis as cloud software and subscription movies; paid for on a monthly basis and accessed 24/7.
We've listened and acted.
You can now tap into modern business support from Enterprise Nation for only £4 per month.
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.
Horsham District Council
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Horsham District Council is committed to supporting local businesses. We recognise that our businesses contribute hugely to the prosperity of our District. The Business Development service at Horsham District Council organises events to promote and support local businesses and works in partnership with a wide variety of organisations to ensure that Horsham businesses have all the appropriate specialist help they need to grow and prosper.
Lewes District Council
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Lewes District Council is committed to supporting the diverse range of existing, new and potential businesses in our towns and rural areas. We value the important contribution these businesses make towards our district being a great place to live, work and visit. From tourism businesses to manufacturing and commerce - we aim to offer support, signposting and advice to aid business growth.
MDHUB is the premier peer to peer business growth network for Managing Directors and their Senior Board Directors in the South of England.
Mid-Sussex District Council
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Find help for your business here, lots of ideas and contacts to help your business flourish in Mid Sussex
Mole Valley District Council
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Whether you are an established business seeking advice or are considering starting up a new business in the Mole Valley area, there are many organisations offering relevant and helpful information, guidance and support.
Please visit our website for these organisations under Business Advice.
Newhaven Chamber of Commerce
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Newhaven Chamber of Commerce is a modern member-led chamber with an increasing membership of local businesses from Newhaven and the surrounding area. We welcome all types and sizes of businesses from start-ups to established, small and large businesses across all sectors as well as other business networking groups and other chambers of commerce.
Prowess - Women in Business
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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.
Reigate Banstead Borough Council
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A local authority providing business networking events, business support grants, learning lunches and entrepreneur academy to support the local business environment.
Tandridge District Council
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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 Happy Start-Up School
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We run transformational programs and events for founders, leaders and teams from 1 day workshops to 3 month programs. Get in touch if you have any questions about any of the things we do or if you'd like to invite us in to speak or help bring your ideas to life.
The Law Society- Lawyers for Your Business
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Our Lawyers For Your Business service puts you in touch with a solicitor who can talk you through the legal issues you face and what you need to do next in a free 30-minute consultation
Trusted Contacts is a Business Networking group based in Surrey near Dorking and Leatherhead. We meet for breakfast on Friday mornings at the Burford Bridge Hotel at the foot of Box Hill close to Denbies Vineyard.
University of Brighton
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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.
Visit Britain Business Advice Hub
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A non-departmental public body funded by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), VisitBritain/VisitEngland plays a unique role in building England's tourism product, raising Britain's profile worldwide, increasing the volume and value of tourism exports and developing England and Britain's visitor economy.
West Sussex County Council
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West Sussex offer a range of signposting support for businesses.
Find your local authority
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Your local authority can assist with a range of services including:
Business and licensing
Health and safety
Licences and registrations
Refuse and recycling
Advice for businesses
Grants and funding
Travel and transport
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