Business & Enterprise

Other Business Support Organisations & Advice

  • The Business Support Helpline number in England has changed to FREEPHONE 0800 998 1098. The helpline provides free, impartial business support and signposting services to businesses in England – which currently includes business advice on Covid-19.
    Find out more here.

  • Book a free appointment with a business or construction adviser to support your business through COVID-19.
    Find out more here.

  • With expert insights, advice and crucial information to help you explore and access financial support quickly, register for the webinar here.

  • Please here to register for the sessions.

  • The Government’s £2 billion Kickstart Scheme has opened for applications for employers. These 6 month placements are open to those aged 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long term unemployment. Employers will receive funding for 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum auto-enrolment pension contributions.
    Find out more here.

  • During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, customers can still get help from AtW if they have disability or a physical or mental health condition that makes it hard for them to do their job and they need to work from home. Customers cannot claim help from AtW if they are no longer working. DWP is prioritising making grants for new claims from critical workers and people due to start work within four weeks. Further information is contained in the Access to Work Factsheet on GOV.UK.


Contact the Westminster Business Unit to get information and advice on affordable workspace, business support, employment and training, business rates, licensing, and more.

The easiest way to get in contact with us is via our web form, which can be found here.


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  • Special offers and discounts for businesses
  • Advice for SMEs and start-ups
  • Events and training opportunities
  • Ways to help support the community and develop your CSR policy
  • Commercial services available to businesses


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