Home > My Business > Business Support > Business Advice & Signposting

Business advice and signposting

We’re here to support businesses in Rutland to grow and develop. We can offer a range of free advice, guidance & signposting to help your business including:

  • Help to locate funding for your business start-up or growth plans. Grants & interest free loans may be available.
  • Finding suitable premises for your business in the local area.
  • @RutlandBusiness Twitter & Facebook accounts dedicated to the latest business announcements, funding releases, events & workshops.
  • Close links with local employers & educational establishments to help you with apprenticeships and training support
  • Direct links to the Signpost 2 Grow Service provided by the Local Enterprise Partnership helping you access free business mentoring and funding
  • Direct links to the Skills Service helping businesses to fill skills gaps and develop employability skills in young people.
  • Extensive professional networks & details of local networking events that can link businesses with potential customers & suppliers.
  • Help to make you aware of relevant legislation & requirements when setting up or relocating your business.  E.g. Planning consent, Building Control, Licencing requirements, Food Safety, Business Rates etc.
  • Advice on marketing your business
  • Access to business training & coaching events.  Some of these may be free.

For more information on the services we provide, or if you simply want to discuss a potential business idea in complete confidence, please email jfrieland@rutland.gov.uk or call  01572 722577 or call in to The King Centre at Barleythorpe weekdays 0830 – 1700

Was this information helpful?
Was this information helpful?