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STARTING A BUSINESS IN CHELMSFORD

STARTING A BUSINESS IN CHELMSFORD
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STARTING A BUSINESS IN CHELMSFORD

Chelmsford Enterprise Service

The Chelmsford Enterprise Service is a free service provided by Chelmsford City Council. Its main aim is to provide easy to access information and entry-level professional business advice.

Specifically designed to provide basic entry level support for start-ups and small businesses, this latest initiative is growing from strength to strength in Chelmsford.

Want to start your own business in Chelmsford?

Get friendly face to face professional advice from Chelmsford Enterprise Service

Are you looking for some guidance on expansion of existing business?

Chelmsford Enterprise Service provides advice on a wide range of business issues, including:

Access to online business support information, including a local business events diary and Business Directory for companies in Chelmsford

  • Direct telephone access to the Council's Inward Investment, Economy & Growth Team
  • A business start-up guide
  • Should you need it, access to an accredited business advisor for up to two hours of face to face business advice
  • Developing your business idea
  • Understanding your market
  • Business plans
  • Money and banking
  • Financing your business
  • Keeping records and accounting
  • Tax implications
  • IT and e-commerce
  • Working from home or using business premises
  • Legal and other considerations
  • Employing people

Depending on what level of support you need, a variety of options will be offered. You may be signposted to another service, for example Business Link, or we may point you in the direction of our

Business Start Up Guide if you are in the process of setting up a business for the first time.

This will give you the opportunity to consider a number of questions and think through the implications of business start-up.