Start a Business

Do you dream of setting up your own company?

Have you just started a business but need some help on particular issues – such as business planning, marketing or finance?

Not sure where to begin?

The following information will help you find the assistance and advice that you need.

Locally available advice and support

1-2-1 business advisor support

Gosport Borough Council works in partnership with Business South to enable the provision of free one-to-one business adviser support in Gosport. Further advice and signposting to other support is also available from Solent Partners.

Networking, seminars and workshops

GIN @ The Old Bakehouse (Gosport Informal Networking)

This free networking club for pre-starts, start-ups and small businesses is facilitated by Business South and Gosport Borough Council.  It meets every two months on a Thursday morning.  To find out more and to register please see Eventbrite.

High Vibes – business networking for brilliant women

This free network meets meets on the last Wednesday of the month, alternating between daytime and evening at various locations across the town. Whether you’re thinking about self-employment, running
your own business, or you’re an employer or employee, you are welcome to join the group. To register please see Eventbrite.

Nationally available advice and support

The Government’s Business and Self-Employed website content provides information about setting up a new business and employing people.

HMRC provides a comprehensive online service for employers and businesses, including:

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02392 545 425