Useful links and information

East Staffordshire Borough Council

The Enterprise Team can help you to find the advice, guidance or financial support needed to help ensure your business is a success. Please contact us by telephone or email and we will be happy to help with your enquiry or arrange a meeting with you.

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership

GBSLEP is a partnership of businesses, local authorities and universities which supports private sector growth and job creation. East Staffordshire is a formal member of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, as well as sitting within the geography covered by the Stoke and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

GBSLEP Growth Hub

The Growth Hub is the single point of contact for business advice, funding and support for any business across Greater Birmingham. The Growth Hub brings together all services and partners offering business support in our region through a web portal and expert advisers. The Growth Hub will either provide support directly to businesses or refer them to specialist advice through partner organisations.

Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Formed in 2011, the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP has a vision to create 50,000 jobs and increase the size of the economy by 50% by 2021. The inward investement arm of the LEP, Make it Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire offers a free and confidential service to help companies that are looking to relocate and expand into the county.

Burton and District Chamber of Commerce

The Burton and District Chamber of Commerce is a membership based organisation that supports a wide range of businesses across East Staffordshire and the surrounding area.

Homes and Communities Agency

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is the government's housing, land and regeneration agency, and the regulator of social housing providers in England.

GOV.UK is the government's online resource for businesses. This site is the first place to go to find guidance on regulations and to access government services. It also has a number of useful online tools, calculators, and best practice case studies; and provides access to funding options, as well as wider support.

UK Trade and Investment

UKTI works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports. They also encourage and support overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up or expand their business.

Manufacturing Advisory Service

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) is a business support service for manufacturing SMEs in England. Their team of expert Manufacturing Advisors can provide you with practical hands-on support to help your business improve and grow.