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Support services and finance

There are a range of external business advice and finance options available to help your business grow, purchase new equipment or start-up.

Best Growth Hub

The BEST Growth Hub is the first port of call for Uttlesford businesses.

Go Green

We have ideas on funding, saving money and the environment on our grants and assistance for businesses and the public sector page.

Uttlesford Citizens Advice

Can offer debt counselling and limited advice to small businesses.

National Business Helpline

Contact the Government's Business Support Helpline for free advice and guidance to new and existing businesses. Contact by phone on 0800 998 1098 or via email at

British Business Bank

Information about financial options for business, including a Finance Hub that identifies the best options for individual businesses.

Business Debtline

If your business is experiencing financial difficulties it is important to speak to someone who can help as soon as possible. The Business Debtline is a dedicated hub to help you to find the help you need.

Running a business from home

Running a business from home is the norm for many startup businesses, particularly post-pandemic with more of us finding creative ways to make a living.

The use of A-Boards

We work with local business groups including the Town Teams in Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow to help raise awareness of the proper use of A-Boards in the district

Health, wellbeing and employment advice

Information on what you can do as an employer to help prevent ill health and promote wellbeing in the workplace.

Commercial Workspace Study

A new study has been published on the the supply and demand for commercial workspace in the district.

Moving goods between the UK and EU

New rules for businesses that trade with Europe have are in place.

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