Business support

The Economic Development Team  provide useful information to new and existing businesses. It includes:

  • business development
  • skills and employment
  • business rates advice
  • health and safety
  • environmental health
  • trading standards
  • other regulatory information
  • selling to the council
  • commercial premises including incubators units
  • investment profiles of local centres

Business mentoring and support programmes

Boost your business with our mentoring and support programmes:

  • Harrow Support for Growth: A tailored business growth programme with workshops and clinics held online and in person
  • Supply Ready: Register your interest now to be part of a new digital supplier platform and directory for local businesses
  • Sustain IT: Providing entrepreneurs with refurbished laptops
  • Digital Support for Businesses:  Register to take part in a series of digital marketing bootcamps

Expertise and advice

We can put you in touch with organisations that offer tailored advice and expertise on all aspects of business:

  • starting up a business - Register your interest
  • business finance and grants
  • tax
  • sales and marketing
  • IT and e-commerce
  • business planning
  • advice on selling online
  • business mentoring and training
  • seminars and business support services
  • recruitment
  • business news and policy
  • legal and financial advice
  • local trading and networking

For information on all aspects of starting up and trading, see the GOV.UK Business and self-employed webpage.

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