Support for businesses

Business start-ups

Advice on starting a business

If you have an idea, and you think you can turn it into a business, we can help. We offer a range of advice to people who want to start a business based in Newham.

Getting started

To get your ideas off the ground, you need to research your market, assess your competitors and start preparing a business plan. Getting advice and information on the different aspects of running a business is vital to your success.

Our useful guide

We can help you find the advice and information you need to get start your business.
Our business support guide (PDF) will help you to get started by covering aspects such as:

  • how to write your business plan
  • how to organise your finances and manage tax
  • marketing your business.

The list of useful websites and support organisations at the end of the document will also put you in touch with help and advice, whether you are looking to start a business or grow an existing business. Start-ups in London Libraries Enquires.

British Business Bank can provide you with a start-up loan of upto £25,000. For more information and eligibility criteria, visit the British Business Bank website.

Contact us

You can call us on 020 3373 7373 or email [email protected].