Free on-site business support provided by business experts is available to both Venture House clients and other businesses in the Stratford District. A representative from the Coventry & Warwickshire LEP Growth Hub is a single point of contact for information, advice and support on all things business, including:
- Starting a business
- Access to finance, grants and funding opportunities
- Skills and training support
- Business planning
- Planning and property advice
- International trade assistance
- Innovating new products and services
- Seeking new commercial premises
Onsite business support is available by prior appointment by contacting 0300 060 3747 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Local Support Organisations
Coventry & Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust – financing businesses and supporting people through their specialised business support services.
02476 551 777
Business Ready – an innovative business readiness support package primarily for tech-based SMEs with the characteristics and ambition for growth.
WMG (University of Warwick) – working with businesses through their innovation journey, including short and longer term projects.
024 765 74299
Federation of Small Businesses – campaigning for small firms & to Keep Trade Local
02476 403895/0808 2020888
UK Trade & Investment – helping businesses grow internationally
Other Useful Contacts
National Business Helpline – government business support by phone and online
New Enterprise Allowance Scheme (Job Centre Plus) – providing money and support to help those getting certain benefits to start their own business
Start Up Britain – a campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs offer inspiration, resources and guidance to help people start and grow their own business
Trading Standards’ Business Companion – for trading standards & consumer protection legislation