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Cheshire East Council Business Support

Cheshire East Council Business Support

The Economic Development team at Cheshire East Council provides a free and confidential service for businesses in Cheshire East and businesses considering investing in Cheshire East.

They will help your business achieve your ambitions and will guide you with professional advice to facilitate your growth in Cheshire East.

The team can help you with:

  • Sourcing commercial property and land to meet your requirements
  • Arranging tours of the area, including commercial property viewing and negotiations with developers and agents.
  • Providing information on the local planning process
  • Support with identifying and securing finance for your growth plans
  • Support with staff recruitment and training programmes
  • Support with sustainable transport and travel plans
  • Support for your business to become carbon neutral
  • Create a tailored package of support, including brokering links with complementary support organisations.

The UKSPF Business Support Programme is offering a mix of support activities, 121 guidance and grants for eligible businesses. The programme is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, supported by Cheshire East Council.

The services provided depend on your individual business needs, including useful resources and fully-funded programmes to help your business grow and thrive as well as business advisers and mentors who are experienced in helping businesses at all stages of development.

Some of this support includes:

  • Grants for: rural businesses, flexible work space and sustainable and inclusive growth
  • Programmes focused on : Business Vitality, Early-stage / Start-up businesses, Existing / High-growth SME businesses and Female Leaders and Entrepreneurs
  • Business Advice and Support
  • Training to start sustain and succeed through workshops and masterclasses.

Find out more about the support available please click here