Library business services - support


The Government's Business and self-employed website provides tools and guidance for businesses. Including everything you need to consider including setting up, taxes, imports, banking, finance and more.

The Government's Business Support Helpline offers advice and financial help from government backed schemes.

Employer Advice specialise in providing expert guidance to employers on employment law and HR issues.

Jobcentre Plus advice for recruiters.

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS). Free, impartial advice for employees and employers on workplace rights, rules and best practice.

Business Surrey

Business Surrey is a Surrey County Council service providing free and accessible support for all businesses in Surrey.

Surrey Chambers of Commerce

Surrey Chambers of Commerce "is the county's largest independent not-for-profit business support and networking organisation".

"We help you to grow and develop by promoting you, keeping you informed and representing you locally, regionally and nationally".

Guildford Borough Council

Guildford Borough Council provides support, advice, access to grants, signposting to opportunities, and engagement with the University of Surrey.

Guildford Borough Council also own a number of industrial, office and storage units to let.

Invest in Surrey

Invest in Surrey can offer you tailored advice and support to assist you with identifying the best location for your business.

Association of British Insurers

The Association of British Insurers represents the British Insurance sector.

Business South

Business South is an independent representative of businesses in Central Southern England.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The professional association for human resource management professionals.

Confederation of British Industry

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) represents Britain's larger businesses.

Enterprise Nation

Enterprise Nation is an organisation supporting micro and small businesses

Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses represents British micro and small businesses

Institute of Directors

Institute of Directors is a Membership Organisation for Company Directors

Surrey Hills Enterprises

Surrey Hills Enterprises is a Membership Organisation for local businesses

Digital Boost

Digital Boost offer free digital advice for small businesses and charities impacted by coronavirus, provided by expert volunteers.

Enterprise First

Enterprise First can help with writing a business plan, securing funding, scaling up or just want a bit of advice?

Samuel Wilson's Loan Trust

The Samuel Wilson's Loan Trust is a charitable organisation which grants business loans to younger people for establishing and developing start up businesses. The trust grants loans to people, partnerships or limited companies, recently set up, under 40 years old, and suffering financial hardship or other disadvantage.

SETsquared Surrey

SETsquared Surrey is a partnership of five universities which specialises in growing tech start-ups through its incubation programme and other business acceleration centres.

Voluntary Action South West Surrey

Provides a comprehensive service to support Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations, including charities and social enterprises, with their development.

Voluntary Action South West Surrey website


Thebestof is an online directory of firms and services in Guildford.

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