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Business Information 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.

Contact us for more information about the services we provide:

Sue Kirby

Economic Development Manager

Telephone: 01572 758376

Mobile: 07747 766944

Email: skirby@rutland.gov.uk                          

Kevin Thomas

Economic Development Officer

Telephone: 01572 758376

Mobile: 07973 758376

Email: kthomas@rutland.gov.uk

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