Starting a Business

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If you’d like to start a business there are support organisations in Bristol and the West of England that can help.

You might need help working out what your business should be, refining it with an expert, making a business plan and accessing specific support like legal or finance. From the beginning to existing businesses that need a change, there are organisations that can help.

Key Bristol Organisations that can help

Outset West of England 

Outset currently has a South Bristol Enterprise Support Project and North & East Bristol Enterprise Support delivering a programme of tailored advice, coaching and grants to individuals and businesses across Bristol through our Outset brand. 

Business and Intellectual Property Centre (Bristol Libraries) 

Access to business start-up resources and databases as well as drop-ins with and signposting to other providers. Currently in the Bristol Central Library three others in Bristol including J3. 

West of England Growth Hub

Tailored support, expert guidance and access to finance and support programmes to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

Find more organisations who can help you start a business on the One Front Door directory.