Information on starting a business in Aldershot or Farnborough.

Business advice

If you are thinking of starting your own business, we can offer advice and support on:

Business support

Enterprise South

If you are thinking of starting your own business, or are looking for support to help your business grow, Enterprise South has introduced new support packages which will provide you with 12 months support, free for residents and business owners in Rushmoor.

 You will receive:

  • An initial one-to-one introduction to discuss your business
  • Access to your own business adviser for 12 months
  • Access to free workshops and master classes
  • Free business toolkit and templates
  • Business guides
  • Ongoing support via email and Zoom for a full year

All you need to do is contact Enterprise South, email or call 0844 2253130.

Business in Aldershot

We have produced a business prospectus highlighting the opportunities Aldershot can offer businesses and the support available.  You can find more details on our business in Aldershot page.

HM Revenue and Customs

Offers guidance on the things you need to consider when starting a new business. For more information, visit the HM Revenue and Customs website.

Start-up businesses

An online resource offering information and advice on starting up a new business. For more information, visit the Startups website.

The Start Up Donut

This online resource offers plenty of advice and suggestions on how to start a business. The website shows start-up case studies and profiles, with an 'expert advice' section and links to their other subjects such as law, tax and IT.  For more information, visit the Start Up Donut website.

Start Up Britain

A national campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, harnessing the expertise and passion of Britain's leading business people to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK.

It offers loans, events and inspiration to businesses that are just starting out.  For more information, see the Start Up Britain website.

Shell Livewire

An online community for young entrepreneurs, aged 16 to 30, who are starting or running their own business.  For more information, visit the Shell Livewire website.

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