Getting the advice and support you need
Starting Your Own Business?
For information, advice and support for starting, maintaining and growing a business see the Gov.uk business advice pages .
For help with business finance, cash flow, credit and investment needs, see the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills website.
Mentoring Harrow - Free local support from experienced business owners
Whether you’re just starting out in business, or already up and running, sometimes it can seem like hard work with challenges around every corner. If you are a new or growing business based in Harrow, you can access free business support and guidance from an experienced professional.
'Mentoring Harrow' is a programme that gives you the opportunity to work directly with a trained business mentor; someone who has been there, achieved success in business and can now help you too! This programme is a Harrow Council programme funded by the GLA.
Whatever stage you are at, you can be matched to a suitable business mentor who has the experience and knowledge to help your business grow. To find out more and to join Mentoring Harrow please register your interest.
- Get information on recruitment, retaining and training staff on our employment advice page.
- The GOV.UK website offers advice on employing staff for the first time.
Tax and National Insurance
For people starting their own business looking for help with tax, National Insurance, business records and expenses, see the HMRC online learning course.