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Business Advice Berkshire

Where to find business support organisations who help start-ups.

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Businesses in Berkshire are more likely to succeed if they seek and act upon the advice of a professional business adviser. This page should point you in the right direction.

"You don't know, what you don't know" is a great saying and so applicable to starting a business. There are so many considerations in the early stages that taking advice from an experienced business adviser will dramatically increase your chances of success.

See list of local business support organisations below.

Can you help start-ups in Berkshire?

If so, your logo, company details and link to your site could be here!

If you are based in in Berkshire or offer a product or service which could help existing local businesses and start-ups, we would love you to help you reach them. Our aim is to increase the chances of every new business's success by highlighting the help that is available in the area.

You are able to add a free listing or act as our recommended local partner for only £10 per year!

Local partners

We are happy to promote anyone who is prepared to offer friendly support to local start-ups.

Our local partners have been kind enough to help us and are keen to help you too.

Free startup guide

Start Yor Own Business in Berkshire

Download the 2024 edition of our Free guide

An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes all of the most important subjects covered with links to useful articles and relevant contacts.

The idea of starting your own business can be incredibly exciting and who can blame you for being tempted?

However, the sad truth is that far too many new enterprises fail in the early stages. Our aim is to make sure that you don't become one of them.

This guide explains the key start-up subjects in simple English and points to where you can find help and support.

More Information and instant download

Berkshire Business Advisors

UK Research & Innovation
We invest in research and innovation to enrich lives, drive economic growth, and create jobs and high-quality public services across the UK. We are transforming tomorrow together.
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Berkshire LEP
Berkshire LEP is a strategic collaboration between business, local government and academia focused on accelerating sustainable and economic growth, job creation and raising workforce skills within Berkshire. Working with our partners, we provide leadership for a connected, collaborative, skilled Berkshire economy in order deliver growth in our area and the UK. Berkshire LEP drives economic growth throughout Berkshire. We secure national funding to deliver strategic investment programmes which improve the areas economic performance. We collaborate with public and private sectors, working together to bring about greater prosperity, with a part to play for all our residents.
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Department for Business & Trade
The Department for Business & Trade helps businesses export and grow into global markets. We also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK. Our services are provided in over 100 markets throughout the world. We are passionate about what we do. Thats why we constantly review our services in light of customer feedback and the impact they offer, which means theyll vary from time to time.
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Prowess- Women in Business
Prowess is the online hub for women-friendly business support, inspiration and information. Our vision is an environment where women in business can flourish. Be inspired Prowess is full of stories and shared experiences from women who’ve made their own way in business. Everyone has a story to tell. And women who are thinking of starting a business – and those looking to grow – say there aren’t enough stories of real women in business out there. In our recent survey 43% said they wanted to read more experiences and case studies from ‘real’ women in business! Read them here, or submit your own here.
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Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership
hames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership is a business-led, multi-sector partnership mandated by government to lead activities that drive local economic growth. To date we have secured and allocated £182m of UK and European public funds to deliver a wide range of initiatives in the Thames Valley Berkshire area.
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Berkshire Growth Hub
The Berkshire Growth Hub delivers the government funded business advice service and supports small and medium sized enterprises in Berkshire to achieve sustainable business growth. We offer a range of services from our valuable support guides to our business support tool which can give you access to tailored business resources.
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Let's Do Business Group
With the ability to help businesses across all sectors, our team can offer business consultancy services to help you achieve your goals. The Let’s Do Business Group can provide virtual business consultancy services through our team of business professionals and quality assured consultants. Whether its developing a business plan or strategy, coaching or mentoring of senior staff and business owners, or just being a sounding board our team are here to help. We offer a free initial consultation so that we understand your needs, and you get to know us. We will then agree how we will work together and our fees – this could be from a one off session, a short support programme or a longer term project. We also have access to a range of other business specialists to help you with anything from Marketing to HR – so whatever your need, we can find a solution. Contact the team today at https://www.letsdobusinessgroup.co.uk/contact-us or email info@ldbgroup.co.uk
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ACF Associates
ACF Associates is a leading provider of working capital advice, business coaching, finance director and turnaround services to technology, manufacturing and consumer goods businesses in the South East. Our results focused, and scalable programs are designed to systematically resolve cash and finance issues, so delivering financial stability, business confidence, and a platform for growth.
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South East Business Innovation & Growth
South East Business Innovation and Growth provides support which is designed to have a tangible and positive impact on companies in the South East of England which have the potential to innovate and grow. Spearheaded by Susan Elliott, our Innovation and Growth Team is staffed by experienced business professionals, coaches and mentors who operate locally.
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strategicsell
New concept e-coaching and mentoring across sales, marketing and general business management disciplines. All delivered under subscription and electronically via phone, e-mail, skype and web. All services designed, built and delivered by former CEO, VP and Director.
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