Stoke Staffs LEP

PARTNER RESOURCES

Listed here are a number of links to other websites that support businesses in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

Make it Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire
The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire inward investment service that can help put your business at the heart of things.
http://www.makeitstokestaffs.co.uk/

Staffordshire Means Business
Staffordshire County Council is committed to providing support and advice to the local business community. Find out some of the ways in which they can help.
http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/business/supportandadvice/

Staffordshire Enterprise Centres
Find affordable office and workshop space in Staffordshire. The County Council has developed a number of office and workshop units to let in Staffordshire as part of its overall strategy of regeneration and economic development.
http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/enterprisecentres

Destination Staffordshire
Destination Staffordshire is a dynamic partnership of visitor attractions, accommodation, tourism businesses and local authorities that are working together to drive tourism in Staffordshire.
http://www.enjoystaffordshire.co.uk/trade/

North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce
The chamber has represented the interests of local businesses for almost 200 years. They provide quality service to help members to manage and develop their businesses by acting as the voice for local business at local, regional and national level.
http://www.nscci.co.uk/

Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Group
The Birmingham chamber incorporates Lichfield & Tamworth Chamber, Chase Chamber and Burton Chamber.
http://www.birmingham-chamber.com/

Black Country Chamber of Commerce
Black Country Chamber of Commerce is a membership organisation that represents around 1,500 businesses who employ over 60,000 employees across Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Owned by their members, they are passionate, focused and committed to their members’ success.
http://www.blackcountrychamber.co.uk/

Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches.
http://www.fsb.org.uk/

Midlands Aerospace Alliance
The Midlands Aerospace Alliance brings together companies who are involved in the sector.
http://www.midlandsaerospace.org.uk/

Get Britain Working
The Department of Work and Pensions has recently announced a range of initiatives aimed to increase employment.
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/policy/welfare-reform/get-britain-working/

StartUp Britain
StartUp Britain is a living marketplace for the wide range of enterprise support available on the web. Designed to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK, it has the full backing of the Prime Minister, the Chancellor and HM Government.
http://www.startupbritain.org/

Open to Export
This free online business community designed to bring UK businesses best practice knowledge and bespoke advice to help them enter new markets and successfully operate overseas.
https://www.opentoexport.com

DIT
The Department for International Trade secures UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-trade

GOV.UK
If you need guidance through the start-up process or you want to develop your business, GOV.UK should be the new place to find government services and information replacing the Directgov and Business Link websites.
https://www.gov.uk/

Business Enterprise Support
Business enterprise support offer help for people looking to start their own businesses and offer coaching programmes for those that already do.
http://www.enterprisesupport.org

StartUp
Help, support and loans available through European Regional Development Funds for new businesses across Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield and Tamworth.
http://www.blueorchid.co.uk

Disclaimer: The organisations listed here only represent part of the private and public sector offer within Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. We encourage any person looking for business advice or support to research beyond the scope of the list on this website.

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