Support and Resources for Businesses in Hampshire
Hampshire is a great place to do business, but every now and then everyone could do with some extra support and resources for business. There are over 86,000 businesses in the county and some big names have chosen to call Hampshire their home.
Whether you’re an global brand or a start-up we all need support from time to time. Here is where you can find some of those resources and get support for your Hampshire business.
Your Local Council
Hampshire County Council offers support and manages online resources to help out businesses in the area. Depending on where you are based you can call on one of the local councils in Hampshire. They each provide local support, from Basingstoke and Deane council to East Hampshire District Council to Winchester City Council and Havant Borough Council amongst others.
Your Local BID
If you run a city centre business contact your local business improvement district. A BID is an organisation that uses professional expertise and experience to deliver improvements to a town. Not every town and city in Hampshire will have a dedicated BID but they are in Fleet and Winchester amongst others.
A great hub, particularly for businesses in Hampshire that specialise in Digital, Marine & Maritime, Aerospace or Finance. Business Hampshire is responsible for delivering investment in Hampshire. They also support businesses through networking and the enhancement of local supply chains.
For local businesses, Business South is an invaluable resource. They are an independent representative of businesses in Central South England. Their vision is to connect business leaders, support start ups and young businesses and lobby and influence positive change to help Hampshire Businesses.
Enterprise M3 Growth Hub
Enterprise M3 Growth Hub is a business-led enterprise partnership working with private and public sectors in Hampshire to realise the full potential of the area. They are trying to create sustainable impact and increase the profitability of businesses in the area.
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce is comprised of local businesses and organisations of all sectors and sizes and offer promotional and networking opportunities throughout the Hampshire area
App Development Consultancy
Last but not least, we’re proud of our area. Apptaura is an app development agency in Hampshire. We’re passionate about helping local businesses in the area. We offer free 15 minute app consultations for businesses in Hampshire. If you’re thinking about using an app we can give you some pointers. Hit us up.