The main access route into business start up advice and creating
a business plan is provided by Business
Link. Business Link is able to provide a
range of advisory services for both existing businesses and the
start-up market, offering a diagnostic on principal areas for
improvement in keeping with the issues of each client.
As well as one-to-one advice and workshops to
facilitate you in the writing of your business plan, Business Link
provides a significant amount of information on what should be
considered when setting up your business.
To contact Business Link:
Telephone: 08457 171615
Business Link My New Business
telephone number 0845 371 0891, is a not for
profit enterprise agency, giving confidential and impartial advice,
training and guidance for start-up, new & existing small
businesses across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
Bedfordshire The University of Bedfordshire
provide a range of support services for the business community,
from short workshops on core business improvement issues to
accredited qualifications and a knowledge transfer programme. The
Hub has been established specifically to
deliver their wide programme of business support products. To
contact them call 0800 328 5334.
University is a world-leading research and
post-graduate institute. They are a recognised centre of excellence
in research and education for engineering, science and
business-related disciplines. They have a range of services that
can support the development and improvement of your business from
post-graduate qualifications to knowledge-transfer programmes.
College run a wide range of professional
development courses to support businesses in the improvement of
their skills base. These range from short courses to year-long and