How we can support your business

6. Other Business Support

Partner Organisations

Membership Organisations

Local business guilds

Other business advice 

  • Business Support (external website) HM Government Website to help you provide the right support to help your business grow.
  • (external website) a government site providing support advice and inspiration for growing your business.
  • Croydon Business Venture (external website) provide an invaluable 3 day business course to help you set up your new business. 
  • Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator (external website) a 6 month free business accelerator programme for early stage and growing ventures, based in Brighton.
  • Finance and Support for your business (external website) find government backed support and finance for business.
  • Virgin StartUp (external website) a not-for-profit company, which will offer financial support, mentoring and business advice to thousands of young entrepreneurs across the UK. 
  • Enterprise Europe Network (external website)- the largest network of contact points providing information and advice, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • South East Sustainability Loan Fund (SESLF) (external website)- over £1million available to be lent to South East SMEs by the end of the year. Where companies meet the criteria for the SESLF and the matching fund, up to £400,000 of debt funding is available.