Support for Businesses

If your business has been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) please visit here for up to date funding and financial support.

Economic Development is the first point of contact for free and impartial business information advice and support to all sectors of the economy.

Services we provide

Free, impartial and confidential business advisory service offering one to one advice and support for new business start-ups and existing businesses.

Unsecured interest-free loans (up to a maximum of £15,000 for established businesses trading more than 2 years)

Established businesses can access a wide range of business information on specific areas such as:

A monthly property register listing industrial and commercial property available within the county.

A business newsletter providing the latest news on business developments in the county and up-to-date information on current issues and legislation facing local businesses.

Signposting to sources of funding for voluntary and community groups

Please contact us for information about our services or if you would like to make an appointment to meet with a business adviser.