Business Advice

Available information and support

The Solent Growth Hub is an online, telephone and advisor support service designed to help business by

  • providing an online resource to access local and national, public and private sector business support providers
  • helping to unlock a range of grant and investment funding opportunities from £5,000 to £500,000

The Government also provides an online Business Finance and Support Finder service to help you find information on:

  • Government grants
  • publicly-backed finance and loans
  • business support eg mentoring, consultancy
  • funding for small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups

Local advice and support

Trade internationally

Secure public sector contracts

There may be opportunities for your business to provide goods or services to the public sector, either through a direct contract or by becoming a subcontractor.  The Government provides an online guide to Tendering for Public Sector Contracts explaining procurement and tendering processes.

To find local, regional and national tendering opportunities see the following links:

Business Advice for Social Enterprises and Mutuals

Social enterprises come in many shapes and sizes from large national and international businesses to small community based enterprises.  See the following for information on running a social enterprise:

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02392 545 425