Domestic Support Organisations

There are many domestic support organisations which can provide assistance to U.K. companies for their domestic as well as their international business.

Chambers with an International Remit
Arab British Chamber of Commerce
The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is a not-for profit membership organisation established in 1975 under the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for the Arab Countries. The Chamber has a unique function in the promotion of bilateral trade and investment between Britain and the Arab countries. To achieve this we work in close co-operation with government ministries, official trade and investment bodies, Arab diplomatic missions in London, the British Chambers of Commerce, the League of Arab States, leading Arab businesses and Chambers of Commerce in the Arab world.
Asia House
Asia House drives economic and political engagement between Europe and Asia by bringing together senior decision-makers, business leaders and opinion formers to engage in high-level discussions that direct business and policy strategies. It is the leading
Asian Business Association
British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce
The first stop for any British or Caribbean company wanting to do business in the other country.
British Chambers of Commerce
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) sits at the heart of a business network that spans the length and breadth of the UK, with links to markets across the world. The 52 accredited Chambers in the UK are trusted champions of businesses, places, and globa
British Irish Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber plays a vital role in maintaining focus on the value of two-way trade between the United Kingdom and Ireland, for business, for our governments and our communities. The Chamber enables vital access between our governments, policymakers, industry and employers for the benefit of all. We ensure viewpoints are heard and respectfully discussed and we champion cooperation for the mutual interests of all our stakeholders.
China-Britain Business Council (CBBC)
Our diverse, 1,000-strong membership includes some of the UK’s largest and most established companies, some of the UK’s most dynamic and innovative SMEs, as well as leading Chinese companies. We also work closely with cities and local enterprise partnerships to help them forge the links to drive local economic development.
International Chamber of Commerce UK
We are the world’s largest business organisation representing 6.5 million businesses in 134 countries. Our vision is to promote peace and shared prosperity through trade.
UK Asia Business Council
The UK-ASEAN Business Council (UKABC) is the leading UK-based organisation promoting trade and investment between the UK and ASEAN’s dynamic markets.

Channel Islands Chambers of Commerce
Guernsey Chamber of Commerce
Guernsey Chamber of Commerce provides a diverse range of services and information for our members.
Jersey Chamber of Commerce
Chamber is the largest employer representative body in the Island, a vibrant association of members from all business sectors who are dedicated to the promotion of trade, commerce and the general prosperity of Jersey. Chamber is completely self funded by its membership, quite autonomous of Government and is able to express an independent view.

English Chambers of Commerce
Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce
Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber will be the voice of business in the locality and a driving force to support member’s productivity and profitability in challenging global markets.
Bath Chamber of Commerce
Bath Chamber of Commerce is the largest business membership and campaign organisation for the historic City of Bath. We connect the leading local businesses that make this World Heritage city one of the UK’s most visited by tourists and professionals alike.
Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce
Our role is to ensure that, working together, we create connections within our ever growing peer network and become an enabler for business growth locally, regionally and nationally.
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Group
The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) is here to connect, support and grow local businesses. Accredited by the British Chambers, we have acted as the voice of local businesses since 1813.
Black Country Chamber of Commerce
Black Country Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit membership organisation that provides business support to businesses throughout Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Owned by our members, we are passionate, focused and committed to their success.
Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce
The Chamber Executive Board are a group of local business men and woman who are highly experienced across a wide range of business sectors. The Board manages the day to day running of the Chamber, its finances and its affairs and everyone is an unpaid volunteer apart from the Executive Officer.
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Bristol is an economic powerhouse in aerospace and defence, high-technologies, higher education, professional and legal services, media and creative industries. Bristol Chamber of Commerce plays a central role in helping local businesses capture and nurture these opportunities, while ensuring that Bristol’s reputation for business remains high.
Broadstone Chamber of Trade & Commerce
The Broadstone Chamber of Trade and Commerce is the only dedicated suburban Chamber of Trade in Dorset (others cover whole Towns) and represents all the businesses that are located in and / or operate in Broadstone.
Burton Chamber of Commerce
Business West Chambers of Commerce
A not-for-profit company with 200 staff and a turn over of £10 million, we aim to make this area the best place to live and work. 21,000 businesses trust us to help them start and grow as well as lobby government on their behalf. Profits are reinvested back into the business in order to achieve our mission.
Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce
The Chamber team work from two offices, one in Cambridge and one in Peterborough, with several members of staff often out on the road meeting new and existing members and investigating the issues affecting the local business community.
Cannock Chase Chamber of Commerce
Chamber International
Chamber International and Chamber Management Services are trading names used by West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Inspires, Connects and Supports All Businesses in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly.
Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce
We’re a business ourselves, so we know what it takes to be successful. We understand that you need access to a range of money-saving services, effective business support and, critically, superb networking opportunities to raise your profile and start bringing in the business.
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Devon Chamber of Commerce
Devon Chamber of Commerce is an accredited member of the British Chambers of Commerce network. Representing over 40,000 employees in the county, Devon Chamber connects businesses to enable growth and success in the region. Working in partnership with local authorities, strategic organisations and British Chambers of Commerce, Devon Chamber of Commerce works to improve business conditions in the county.
Doncaster Chamber of Commerce
Our Vision: To be the heartbeat of the Doncaster business community, engaging with every business in Doncaster, bringing pride and prosperity to our town, and to be recognised as the best Chamber of Commerce in the UK.
Dorchester Chamber for Business
The Dorchester Chamber plays an active role in the town and surrounding area helping to promote local business and enterprise. As our title suggests we represent many different businesses large and small. Our aim is to help local businesses work together to help each other and boost trade.
East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce is a locally based private sector organisation, owned by the Members and accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce. We are committed to helping Pennine Lancashire have a thriving economy. We are active at local, regional and national levels in the influential decision making bodies, whose programmes and investments, both public and private, determine the environment in which business operates.
East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)
The Chamber is the leading business organisation in the East Midlands. With a growing membership of more than 4,000 businesses and 3,000 affiliates, it is the second largest chamber of commerce in the country.
Ely Chamber of Commerce
Our Ely Chamber Committee is committed to improving the environment in which local companies operate, and recently added its voice to growing calls for funding to be made available for a Southern Bypass to ease congestion on the A142.
Essex Chambers of Commerce
The home of business right across the county helping businesses from SME’s through to national and international companies to succeed.
Fenland Chamber of Commerce
Regular informal networking evenings alternate between venues, providing free opportunities for business people across the local area to broaden their network of business contacts.
Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce
The rural county of Gloucestershire has a diverse business community spanning the north and south, town and country. Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce is a strategic forum, that joins these businesses together, in order to collaborate and profit from sharing knowledge, goods and services.
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
With over 4500 members, the largest accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK, the Chamber is located in the heart of the City Centre and has a strong presence in Greater Manchester’s ten local authority areas.
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce is owned and led by its membership comprising of local business organisations of all sectors and sizes. As a private sector, not for profit Company we are independent and can therefore lobby effectively to make Hampshire the place to do business.
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce
Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Shipping
Today's Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce is the result of a series of amalgamations of smaller, more localised Chambers of Commerce across the Northern Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire areas in 1999. Hull, the oldest of the Chambers, can trace its roots back to 1837 and is one of the UK's oldest Chambers of Commerce. However, 180 years later, its core objectives remain the same – to help strengthen the local economy by supporting our members in their business endeavours.
Huntingdonshire Chamber of Commerce
The Huntingdonshire Chamber Committee brings together local businesses and key organisations to provide an effective forum for dealing with business issues relevant to the area, lobbying on behalf of members and organising events to benefit local businesses and the local economy.
Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce
The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is a leading player in the British Chambers of Commerce Accredited Chamber Network, and provides an independent powerful voice for the views and concerns of its members at local, regional, national and international levels.
Junior Chamber of Commerce Birmingham
Junior Chamber of Commerce Bradford
Junior Chamber of Commerce London
Junior Chamber of Commerce Manchester
Junior Chamber of Commerce Nottingham
Junior Chamber of Commerce Portsmouth
Junior Chamber of Commerce Sheffield
Junior Chamber of Commerce Southampton
Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
The Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce is a membership organisation which provides a full range of business support services, ranging from networking, international trade, business support to representation. Our aims are to build and support an environment that is conducive to business growth and enterprise.
Leeds Chamber of Commerce
Leeds Chamber is a business network which works hard to support and represent local businesses. We have a long and rich history established in 1851 and our network today includes businesses of all sizes and shapes and from a range of different sectors.
Lichfield & Tamworth of Commerce
Lichfield and Tamworth Chamber of Commerce & Industry, is the bed rock of the Business Community supporting a myriad of companies of varying size and sector, from the small one person business to large global organisations. Working closely with both Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough Council the Chamber of Commerce ensure business views are clearly communicated to local, regional and ultimately Central Government.
Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce
Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce
Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce exists to promote and enable our region to be the best place to start or locate a business in the UK. The Chamber is committed to ensuring the businesses of our region have access to the knowledge, advocacy and network that enables them to sustain, prosper and grow.
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is the capital's largest independent networking and business support organisation. Representing the interests of London businesses, we create thousands of connections every year and offer our members a wide range of practical and professional services.
Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber’s Mission is to protect and develop the interests of business in the metropolitan districts of Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield.
Norfolk Chamber of Commerce
The Norfolk Chamber is a not-for-profit independent business and is one of 52 accredited Chambers by the British Chambers of Commerce. We are a business membership organisation, and from start-up businesses, small and medium enterprises, and on to global brands, the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce embraces and represents the County’s business community.
Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce
A Chamber of Commerce for Northamptonshire was founded in 1917 in response to the concerns of boot and shoe manufacturers over exports during the first world war. Since then Chamber membership has grown significantly and now represents around 1,000 Northamptonshire businesses - who employ over one third of the county’s workforce. We enjoy the enviable reputation of being the largest business support agency in the county.
North East England Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber team are on hand to help members grow their network, knowledge, influence and reach. As part of an extensive network, if we don’t know the answer, we probably know someone who does.
North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
Membership of the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce (NWLCC) is open to any business, irrespective of size. Our 1,600 members provide well over half the private sector jobs in the area.
Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Championing the local skills agenda and Peterborough’s reputation for excellence in the environmental sector, the Peterborough Chamber Committee brings together representatives from some of the city’s key businesses and institutions.
Shaftesbury and District Chamber of Commerce
Sheffield Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Sheffield Chamber of Commerce is a membership organisation here to support, connect and grow local businesses across the region.
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise
Our vision, mission and value statements focus on who we are, what we do and what we can offer to you - our members, our patrons, our stakeholders and employees. They are essential to ensure we are successful for you and with you and continue to meet your present needs without compromising our ability to meet your future ones.
Solihull Chamber of Commerce
Somerset Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ltd
Somerset Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based business support organisation which promotes and lobbies for business development in Somerset.
South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce
Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ltd
The Chamber has been in existence for over 200 years - the first association was established in 1813 and became incorporated in 1949. It was borne out of a desire from businesses to meet and trade together. For there to be an organisation to represent the interest of commerce and industry and to ensure that there was a voice for business. There has also been a need for an organisation to deliver services to help businesses to start, grow and succeed.
Stamford Chamber of Commerce
Stamford is a business community focused on growth and pursuing new opportunities. Its experienced committee continues to lobby on behalf of Stamford businesses while our countywide events programme helps members establish new relationships with potential customers and suppliers within Peterborough and across Cambridgeshire.
St Helens Chamber
St Helens Chamber is a unique organisation and one of the most successful of its kind in the country. We are one of the largest Chambers in the UK and have more Members for our size than any other Chamber in the country.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce works with leading organisations to deliver quality services, business information and advice.
Surrey Chambers of Commerce
Surrey Chambers of Commerce is the county’s largest independent not-for-profit business support and networking organisation. We utilise the expertise and experience of thousands of businesses (55,000 business people). Sitting at the heart of the business community, Surrey Chambers of Commerce acts as a catalyst by connecting you to opportunities, skills, knowledge and valuable contacts.
Sussex Chamber of Commerce
Sussex Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit membership organisation which has been in existence for over seventy years. Sussex Chamber provides a range of high quality training courses across the Sussex region and currently runs over seventy Scheduled and twenty Bespoke (Company In-house) training courses per year.
Sutton Coldfield Chamber of Commerce
Swanage & District Chamber of Trade
We are actively making Swanage a better place for local businesses and a more attractive place for tourism.
Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group
Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group aspires to be the leading voice of business – on behalf of micro to multinational organisations, driving better economic conditions and new opportunities for members and the wider community.
West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce
West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce
The people behind West & North Yorkshire Chamber are business people just like you. Our Board, who run the organisation, face the same or similar challenges to you in their businesses or organisations every day.
Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce
The Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce is committed to supporting economic growth in Weymouth and Portland by helping to provide an environment in which businesses can thrive. We exist for the benefit of our members, who range from sole traders to national brands. Our members also include charities and other not-for-profit organisations, such as schools and colleges.
Wiltshire Chamber of Commerce
Wiltshire is as famous for ancient monuments such as Stonehenge, as it is world-leading innovative businesses such as Dyson. Wiltshire Chamber of Commerce connects businesses from across the county and works in partnership with charities, the public sector and Government to help your grow your business and stimulate local economic growth.
Wirral Chamber of Commerce
Wirral Chamber of Commerce is the UK's fastest growing Chamber. We're working to be the voice of industry and commerce in Wirral, driving business growth and competitiveness locally, nationally and internationally.

English Enterprise Services
Coventry & Warwickshire CDA
Enterprise Agency providing specialist business advisory and training support to social enterprises across the West Midlands and co-operatives across the West Midlands, East Midlands and East of England. Most of our services are free to eligible clients.
The Hive Business Centre
The hive combines two not-for-profit organisations under one brand and is a culmination of 35 years of business support for start-up, micro and small businesses in North Somerset. Until recently the business support arm was known as North Somerset Enterprise Agency (NSEA) which has successfully delivered contracts on behalf of the UK Government, North Somerset Council, European Social Fund, Quartet Community Foundation and Big Lottery.

Export Houses
Colomendy Ltd
Extensive experience in export procurement worldwide and supply chain management services. Our company’s combined knowledge and experience in both procurement and keeping the supply chains moving spans more than 90 years which we feel puts us in a unique position to be able to offer our clients an exceptional service offering the best possible procurement solutions.
Gapuma (UK) Ltd
At Gapuma we believe that a tree is only as strong as the roots that hold it up. Invisible to the eye they take many years to grow. Our network of discerning partners is the bedrock on which we stand. It is a testament to an established business that has grown naturally. Become rooted in our success.
Pipeline Tube and Casing Ltd
We supply tubular products to the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. Offering the widest range of tubular products including steels, alloys, plastics & associated accessories.
Pipe Source UK Ltd
PipeSource UK is a global leading source and supplier of seamless and welded linepipe. No matter what your location, timescale or quantity, PSUK is best placed to meet your needs.
R A Watts Ltd
The company was founded in 1953 by Mr Ronald A. Watts to supply products to the emerging ceramic, paint and pharmaceutical industries in West and East Pakistan (nowadays Pakistan and Bangladesh).

Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce
Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce
The Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1882 when it broke away from the long established Exchange Committee.

Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce
Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic, high profile business network of members representing all key sectors of the economy. For more than 60 years, Chamber has been the Island's leading advocate and champion for business with a focus on creating a climate of growth and success in our community.

National Organisations
Business Link is a network of experienced entrepreneurs and business people offering advice and guidance to SMEs and startups in the UK. If you need any professional advice or education about anything that is related to business, then we are your best option.
Confederation of British Industry
With over 50 years of experience, we are the UK’s most effective and influential business organisation. We provide our members with the influence, insight and access they need to plan ahead with confidence and grow. We represent their views as we work with policymakers to deliver a healthy environment for businesses to succeed, create jobs and ultimately, drive economic growth and prosperity.
Enterprise Nation
On a mission to create a more entrepreneurial society in the UK, Enterprise Nation helps you start, run and grow your business. Enterprise Nation is a network of small businesses and business advisers that has helped thousands of people achieve their goals. Whether you're starting or growing a business, we have the resources, expertise, and connections to help you get it right.
Institute of Directors
Founded in 1903 and within three years we were awarded a Royal Charter to support, represent and set standards for business leaders nationwide.
(Formerly EEF, the Engineering Employers' Federation) Make UK is focused on creating the most supportive environment for UK manufacturers to thrive, innovate and compete. We do this so that together, we can build a platform for the evolution of UK manufacturing.
National Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses Limited
As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.
The Forum of Private Business
Get friendly, accessible and practical business advice from the Forum, supported by our legal protection insurance and 24/7 legal advice line. Businesses that seek advice are more likely to succeed. Join the Forum to get access to a team of experienced business advisers with expertise in everything from employment law and finance to business planning and marketing. Our in-house team are supported by a network of specialists. Whatever issue you’re facing, they will help you find a solution.

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce
We have a large and active membership of over 1,200 businesses employing 100,000 people across every size and sector of industry. We fight hard for business interests at local, national and European level to create a business friendly environment.

Regional Enterprise Services
Airedale Enterprise Services
Supporting businesses in Yorkshire & Humberside and East Lancashire since 1983. Whatever stage your business venture is at, we offer a one-stop shop to access all the support you need.
Basildon & District Local Agency Ltd
An independent and confidential advice service for new, start-up and existing business. Basildon, Southend-on-Sea
Business & Enterprise Finance Limited
Business Enterprise Fund
BEF have a growing presence and has spread across the North East of England, as well as North and West Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire. They also have Grade A office space, City Hub, in the heart of Bradford for local SME businesses.
Business South
We’re a not-for-profit company, with public and private-sector funding that allows us to offer independent, confidential advice and support completely free, or at a nominal cost.
Business West
Business West is one of the most influential independent business leadership organisations in the UK, representing and working with over 18,000 businesses across the South West.
CDC Enterprise Agency Ltd
CDC Enterprise Agency offer advice, guidance, training and support to anyone looking to start or grow a business. Whether you have technical questions, want to brainstorm ideas or simply don’t know where to start; we can help. We have a fantastic community of thriving local businesses and new entrepreneurs that we support with networking, training and coaching.
Centa Business Services
A leading business support organisation based in central London. With over 30 years experience of providing impartial advice and hands on support to start-up and trading businesses; from securing finance, to mentoring, expanding business ideas, training and practical help to set up and run a business.
Chamber Acorn Fund (Humber) Ltd
Chamber Enterprise (Humber) Limited is a ‘gap funder’, operating across a large geographic area and committed to finding ways to support the financially excluded with commercial funding. We look for a viable business project which will create employment and provide a sustained benefit to the economy.
Based at Novus Business Centre in Peterlee, with a second incubation facility at Seaham, EDBS provides support and advice to aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses in a range of areas including planning, marketing and apprenticeships.
Edeal Enterprise Agency. ​Free Business Support in Eastbourne, Lewes & Wealden. Edeal is a not for profit organisation offering ​free, impartial, business support in East Sussex.
Enterprise Enfield
Enterprise Enfield is an independent enterprise agency approved by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The organisation, established in 1985, offers a comprehensive range of business support services and facilities specifically designed to encourage, guide, inform and inspire people to be successful in business.
Enterprise Made Simple
EMS was founded in 2008, and since that time we have developed into the largest business growth training company in the UK. However, don’t just think that we only cover traditional business growth training.
Erewash Partnership
Erewash Partnership Ltd is a not-for-profit Company and Approved Local Enterprise Agency. The Partnership now involves over 400 local businesses, the Borough and County Councils, the University of Derby, schools and community organisations.
Finance For Enterprise
Finance For Enterprise is a not for profit company limited by guarantee, established for over 30 years providing loan funding and advice to new start, early stage and established businesses across South Yorkshire, North Midlands and Lincolnshire. Providing an alternative source of loan finance for businesses unable to access mainstream funds. Loans up to £150,000 can be used for working capital or to support growth and development projects. A registered lender under the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme.
Five Lamps
Five Lamps offers a range of enterprise support to individuals who are considering self-employment: enterprise workshops; pre-start advice and guidance; New Enterprise Allowance Loan and Mentoring service; Start-Up Loan Fund. To enquire about Start Up Loans, please email or call 01642 608316
Gloucestershire Enterprise Ltd (GEL)
GEL offers business advice, mentoring and training for start ups, and has over 100 short courses to help you develop your staff in leadership & management topics alongside IT skills and personal development. We offer qualification programmes to suit your whole management structure, ranging from the newest team leader through to the most senior board member. We can support businesses of all sizes and sectors and often have funding to help your budget go further.
Hyndburn Enterprise Trust Ltd T/A Business & Enterprise Trust
With over 30 years’ service to SME’s, The Trust, a Quality Assured Company, provides business advice and support to new and developing businesses across the North West. We offer one to one advice in strategic and business planning, marketing, finance and assistance with applications for loan and grant funds to SMEs and Social Enterprises and introductions to local networks. We are a Delivery Partner for the Start Up Loan programme and Business Advisers for the Start & Grow programme.
Invest Rotherham
Let’s Do Business Group
The Let’s Do Business Group is the leading provider of high quality, impartial business advice, training, access to finance and business events in the South East and a delivery partner for the Start Up Loans scheme throughout the South of England.
Mid Anglian Enterprise Agency Ltd (MENTA)
MENTA is an award winning not-for-profit company, Suffolk’s enterprise agency – not a membership organisation. We provide business advice, masterclasses, seminars and networking opportunities for new, emerging and established businesses and those considering self-employment.
National Enterprise Network
is a unique membership body representing those working in the enterprise support sector across England. We believe our members are crucial to England’s economic growth. Our role is to support their work by representing their interests, promoting the results they achieve and connecting them with opportunities for even greater success.
A variety of free and subsidised support for eligible individuals and businesses. Our North East Regional Business Support programme offers up to 40% business improvement grants to SMEs. We offer free and subsidised services, events and support to Start up and existing rural SMEs and we also offer start-up support and advice to individuals throughout Northumberland.
North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC)
The only organisation of its kind in the region the North East BIC is a bustling business community, ideally located just off the A19 in Sunderland. Offering support to SMEs and with superb facilities it is the ideal place for businesses to call home. BICs are quality certified organisations that support the development and growth of SMEs, innovative entrepreneurs and start ups.
Nwes Group
Nwes deliver a range of business advice, training workshops, start up loans and innovation grants in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Most advice and workshop services are free. Modern Business premises on easy in easy out terms available. Nwes also offer Growth Vouchers throughout London. Call or visit the website to start developing and growing your business.
PNE Group (Project North East)
Supporting businesses in the North East of England for 35 years Since 1980, we have supported over 10,000 businesses, helping them to start-up, develop and grow.
Portobello Business Centre Ltd
We Help Small Business to Start-Up, Survive, and Grow. Portobello Business Centre (PBC) is an independent social enterprise that operates as a not-for-profit organisation, based in West London.
Red Ochre
Sirius is a BIS registered Enterprise Agency, and also a fully accredited Community Development Finance Initiative. Based in Hedon, Sirius offers free advice and business loans for local people setting up a business in the area, or to expand an already successful business in Hull and the East Riding Of Yorkshire.
Somerset Business Agency CIC
South Durham Enterprise Agency
South East Enterprise
Enterprise agency offering a range of business support services, specialist E-Business support, training and networking opportunities. Fully funded pre start service for all unemployed residents of Greenwich and Lewisham. Competitively priced business mentoring. Subsidised workshops are available to all comers. Call or visit the website for further details and eligibility criteria.
STANTA (St Albans Enterprise Agency Ltd)
STANTA (a not-for-profit organisation) offer the Herts Start Up programme (HSUP), a free package of 12 hours of business support including one-to-one business advice meetings, training workshops and seminars for start-up, new and established micro businesses (up to 3½ years old). For businesses not part of HSUP, one-off business advice meetings are also available, at no cost.
StartUp Croydon
StartUp Croydon helps those wanting to start their own business through a range of free services including a weekly half-day business seminar, a monthly three-day seminar and 1-1 business support. We also provide high quality affordable office accommodation and virtual office services including mail and messaging services.
TDA is an award winning provider of business and property services. We make a real difference to the lives of the people living and working in the South West, delivering innovative and practical programmes. TDA Business have a team of expert Business Advisors on hand to support your business. Whether you are an established business or a fresh start up, our qualified Business Advisors possess the skills and knowledge to help take your business to the next level.
The Business Coaching Academy
The Business Coaching Academy is a leading provider of business coaching training. We work with individuals and corporate clients across the UK and globally.
The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (COLBEA)
Colbea is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting business. Colbea delivers over 1,000 training and advice sessions every year, so it’s fair to say that we know what we’re talking about.
Wenta is an independently funded, not-for-profit organisation that offers a wide-range of business support from start-up advice and training to mentoring, business centre premises and education programmes. Wenta run a network of six business incubators across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire under their award-winning ‘My Incubator’ brand which offers a unique environment for start-ups. In September 2013 Wenta launched their virtual business advice portal, ‘My Incubator Ventures’ offering business advice, information and networking opportunities online.
West Devon Business Information Point Limited
Yorkshire Coast Enterprise Ltd

Scottish Chambers of Commerce
Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce is the North-east’s leading business membership organisation and the largest Chamber in Scotland.
Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce is made up of a small but extremely hard working team dedicated and committed to providing our membership with the opportunities to grow, develop and improve your business with an excellent range of services, networking and platforms to make your business visible.
Cairngorms Business Partnership Ltd
A new economic strategy for the Cairngorms National Park was launched on the 6th October 2015, by the Cairngorms Business Partnership. The Cairngorms Economic Strategy was developed under the leadership of the Cairngorms Economic Forum, led by the Cairngorms Business Partnership (CBP) who have the remit to oversee the development and implementation of a pan Park strategy to help businesses and communities thrive.
Caithness Chamber of Commerce
The vision of Caithness Chamber of Commerce is to be a unified business voice directly contributing to the economic growth of the North Highlands and its individual members.
Dumfries & Galloway Chamber of Commerce
Independent locally run Chamber of Commerce working for business in Dumfries and Galloway
Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce
The Dunbartonshire chamber is a membership organisation which promotes, represents and supports all kinds of business in both West Dunbartonshire and East Dunbartonshire.
Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce
We are the leading business membership organisation in Dundee & Angus and part of the worldwide long-established Chamber of Commerce brand. We have over 570 business members who between them employ over 50,000 people. We work hard to help provide members with the business connections and opportunities they need to flourish.
East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce
We are an independent, not for profit, company whose aim is to promote and facilitate business, encourage a healthy business environment and improve prosperity in East Renfrewshire.
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce
Edinburgh Chamber is primarily a membership organisation supporting businesses of all sectors and scale wishing to engage in business in Edinburgh. We support members through a variety of membership benefits and also a range of activities such as Events, Training & Development, Mentoring, International Trade and Business advice.
Fife Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise Ltd
Regardless of size or business type we are here to help. We pride ourselves in our friendly and professional service and aim to forge meaningful relationships with all of our customers. Every member has their own dedicated Account Manager.
Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce Group
Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce has the most unique and diverse business community in Scotland. Our member portfolio spans urban and rural areas in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling City and the main business hubs of Grangemouth, Falkirk and Stirling are completed by strong rural industries in our villages and towns such as Callander and Crianlarich in the north and Balfron and Drymen in the west.
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Helensburgh and Lomond Chamber of Commerce
Membership of the Chamber enables businesses owners to share information and resources and to speak to people who understand the problems they are facing and who may be able to offer some useful advice and support.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has been the influential voice of business in Inverclyde since we received our Royal Charter in 1813. Today, 200 years on, we are continuing to provide valuable services along with a range of initiatives to businesses of all sizes.
Inverness Chamber of Commerce
Inverness Chamber of Commerce is a commercial independent membership organisation supporting the business activities of members through a broad offering of benefits and services. It is the largest independent business organisation based in the Highlands and promotes economic growth in the area; actively campaigning for investment in infrastructure and transport to ensure that the specific needs of our business community are met.
Junior Chamber of Commerce Aberdeen
Junior Chamber of Commerce Edinburgh
Junior Chamber of Commerce Glasgow
Junior Chamber of Commerce Scotland
Lanarkshire Chamber of Commerce
The Lanarkshire Chamber of Commerce and Trade (LCC&T) aims to be the lifeline of connectivity for the region’s thriving business community. LCC&T has been established to build a credible, viable and trusted organisation which aims to become the authentic and powerful voice for all businesses in the Lanarkshire area.
Lochaber Chamber of Commerce
THE organisation for businesses in Lochaber. Fully affiliated to Scottish Chambers of Commerce, the members of Lochaber Chamber of Commerce are businesses, large and small.
Mid Argyll Chamber of Commerce
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Midlothian & East Lothian Chamber of Commerce
As the region's leading independent business support and networking organisation, the Chamber is here to help our members save time and money, gain business knowledge and expertise and introduce them to potential customers and suppliers. We are the voice of Midlothian & East Lothian business - representing both SMEs and larger corporate organisations.
Moray Chamber of Commerce
From one of the worlds most beautiful coastlines to some of the best malt whiskies, you’ll discover an understated authentic charm in the communities that make Moray Speyside such a uniquely personal experience.
Outer Hebrides Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce is an independent, not-for-profit organisation providing valuable services to businesses of all sizes. We serve a vibrant and diverse business landscape, working in partnership with our members to benefit the region. We strive to develop an economy that is sustainable and successful. Our focus is to protect and promote the interests of local businesses and our wider community.
Perthshire Chamber of Commerce
Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce
Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce
The Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce is one of 26 in the Scottish Chamber network. Our job is to inform and facilitate sharing of information to help members’ businesses flourish. Networking also plays a major part in business relationships – including collaboration with our neighbouring Chambers. The Chamber also acts as a “voice” for members concerns and liaises closely with MPs, MSPs and local Councillors is this respect. Quarterly meetings are held between members of the Chamber Board and our local Political representatives, which is useful not only to the Chamber but also to the representatives themselves.
Scottish Chambers of Commerce
As the umbrella organisation for 26 local Chambers of Commerce - representing more than 50 percent of private sector jobs in Scotland - Scottish Chambers of Commerce has built a reputation as Scotland’s premier voice for business at national and international level.
West Lothian Chamber of Commerce

Specialist Organisations
Acorn International Trade Services
Developed by Business West and i2i Infinity, the Acorn International platform equips your business with the necessary tools to successfully ship your goods around the world. Never has it been easier to manage your international trade documentation and keep on top of the constantly changing regulations and trade procedures.
Be The Business
Do you want to increase revenues, reduce costs, acquire new customers and enter new markets but don’t know where to start? Be the Business is bringing together companies large and small to make the UK home to the most ambitious firms in the world. Be the Business was launched in November 2017 with funding and support from the UK government and some of Britain’s leading companies. We work with the entire business community to share what works for today’s best businesses with every company that wants to learn and improve.
British Expertise International
British Expertise International is a membership organisation that supports UK based companies exporting professional services globally, particularly to emerging markets. Our members are drawn from across multiple sectors including infrastructure, international development, education and health. They represent the very best of British expertise providing project management, consultancy and advice to governments and private sector clients around the world.
British Exporters Assocation (BExA)
An independent national trade association representing the interests of the export community. Established in 1940 as the National General Export Merchants Group, it became the British Export Houses Association and then in 1988 adopted the name of British Exporters Association when it recruited manufacturing companies as members.
British Services
Best of British Services & their Governing Bodies, Institutes & Associations. British Services aims to be a comprehensive resource for those seeking the governing bodies, government departments, associations, organisations and resources for over 100 industries in the UK. In order to provide the most well rounded set of information possible, British Services also offers a database of the non-profit organisations, charities, groups, clubs and businesses in each industry we cover.
Business Gateway Scotland
Business Gateway is a publicly funded service contributing to the economic well being of Scotland by providing access to free business support services.
Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE)
The CFE is the UK’s leading entrepreneurship think tank. It researches the economic and social value created by entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial Scotland
Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation is an independent charity that exists to equip you and your organisation with the mindset, skills and connectivity to deliver personal and business growth. We have 20 years’ experience supporting 1000s of talented people to unlock potential. We provide transformative programmes to enable you to think, act and lead entrepreneurially. Our programmes blend experience, world class teaching and peer to peer learning. We are supported by experience, generosity and goodwill from our community of 5,000 leaders.
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Innovate UK EDGE
Innovate UK EDGE is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s investment in the innovative businesses that drive economic growth. It complements Innovate UK project funding with intensive, specialist-led support for such ambitious businesses.
Institute of Export & International Trade
Established in 1935, the Institute of Export & International Trade is the professional membership body representing and supporting the interests of everyone involved in importing, exporting and international trade. Offering a unique range of individual and business membership benefits and a world renowned suite of qualifications and training, the Institute is the leading authority in best practice and competence for businesses trading globally.
Open to Export
Free export advice for international growth. Open to Export is a free online information service from The Institute of Export & International Trade, dedicated to helping small UK businesses get ready to export and expand internationally.
Scottish Council for Development and Industry, The (SCDI)
An independent membership network – representing a cross-section of the private, public and social economy sectors – which seeks to engage Scotland and influence Government and key stakeholders to ensure sustainable inclusive economic growth and flourishing communities, everywhere in Scotland. We are a national network engaged in activities throughout Scotland and have staff in Aberdeen, Dumfries, Inverness and Glasgow. SCDI also maintains an active interest in London, providing opportunities for interface and debate with London-based stakeholders.
Skills Development Scotland
Across Scotland, we support individuals to build their career management, work-based and employability skills, throughout their career journey, from school, into further learning opportunities and employment.We work with employers and employer groups on a national, sectoral, regional, local and individual basis; supporting them to recognise and articulate their current and future skills needs, and to engage with the skills system to help ensure it better meets those needs in the short, medium and longer term.
Starting a Business Overseas
The definitive online resource to help you start or expand your business abroad. Use our website to source both information and service providers in over 60 countries.

Welsh Chamber of Commerce
Chambers Wales
For 175 years we have been busy helping Welsh businesses to grow and be heard. We made our start in Swansea in 1846 and we’ve just kept going. Now, we represent businesses across Wales.