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Business Advice East Sussex

Where to find business support organisations who help start-ups.

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Businesses in East Sussex are more likely to succeed if they seek and act upon the advice of a professional business adviser. This page should point you in the right direction.

"You don't know, what you don't know" is a great saying and so applicable to starting a business. There are so many considerations in the early stages that taking advice from an experienced business adviser will dramatically increase your chances of success.

See list of local business support organisations below.

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The Lets Do Business Group

The Lets Do Business Group help businesses throughout the South East of England to start-up and grow through access to finance, business advice and training, as well as organising exhibitions in Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton.

We are a delivery partner for the Start Up Loans scheme and help budding entrepreneurs to launch sustainable and viable businesses, as well as running free start-up workshops in Hastings and Eastbourne.

For those established companies looking to grow and expand, we offer Business Growth Loans to those unable to access funding from the usual High Street sources and are an approved provider of the GrowthAcclerator service.

Our in-house training team specialise in leadership and management training and apprenticeships to all types of organisations, from start-ups to large multinationals.

The popular Lets Do Business exhibitions take place each year in Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton, giving companies across the region the opportunity to network, promote their services or products, make new connections and generate new business.

For more information about how the Lets Do Business Group can help your business, please call 0844 415 2272 or email info@ldbgroup.co.uk.

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Our local partners have been kind enough to help us and are keen to help you too.

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The Lets Do Business Group

If you would like some free friendly advice from a trusted local partner relating to any accountancy or tax matter, please complete and submit this form.

There will not be any pressure nor will you be under any obligation to buy paid services.

Alternatively you can contact Andy Pringle by e-mail at andy@syob.net and he can help guide you with more information or the best person to contact.

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Sussex Innovation Centre
Sussex Innovation is a business incubation network for entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups and corporate innovators. Its members are ambitious companies who are innovators in their field - solving important problems in new ways. Memberships range from support-only and virtual office packages, all the way through to full tenancy at one of the organisations hubs across the South East.
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The Lets Do Business Group
The Lets Do Business Group help businesses throughout the South East of England to start-up and grow through access to finance, business advice and training, as well as organising exhibitions in Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton. We are a delivery partner for the Start Up Loans scheme and help budding entrepreneurs to launch sustainable and viable businesses, as well as running free start-up workshops in Hastings and Eastbourne. For those established companies looking to grow and expand, we offer Business Growth Loans to those unable to access funding from the usual High Street sources and are an approved provider of the GrowthAcclerator service. Our in-house training team specialise in leadership and management training and apprenticeships to all types of organisations, from start-ups to large multinationals. The popular Lets Do Business exhibitions take place each year in Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton, giving companies across the region the opportunity to network, promote their services or products, make new connections and generate new business. For more information about how the Lets Do Business Group can help your business, please call 0844 415 2272 or email info@ldbgroup.co.uk.
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Prowess- Women in Business
Prowess is the online hub for women-friendly business support, inspiration and information. Our vision is an environment where women in business can flourish. Be inspired Prowess is full of stories and shared experiences from women who’ve made their own way in business. Everyone has a story to tell. And women who are thinking of starting a business – and those looking to grow – say there aren’t enough stories of real women in business out there. In our recent survey 43% said they wanted to read more experiences and case studies from ‘real’ women in business! Read them here, or submit your own here.
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Startup-Club
Are you interested in setting up a business but not sure if it’s for you? You’re not alone. Our popular Startup Club has helped dozens of people like you to get to grips with the basics of business. Spaces are limited - reserve yours today.
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Freelance Heroes
The Freelance Heroes portal is the best place for UK freelancers and small business owners to be seen and get the support they need. Whether you’re starting out, settling in to or scaling up your freelance business, navigating the changing marketplace can be challenging. That’s why on top of essential practical support, our community provides the moral support to help you go it alone without feeling alone. We like to think of our members as virtual business sidekicks; always there, when you need them. Free membership includes: fortnightly emails with tips and news; the right to access advice and support through our 10,000 strong community of freelancers; invites to our community events.
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Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency Limited
When thinking of starting a business we would always recommend that you seek as much independent and impartial advice as possible. Services EDEAL can offer are: Pre Start Advice - Help and encouragement for new entrepreneurs combined with a dose of realism to ensure that your business idea is realistic and thought through; Business Plan Review - An independent, impartial and confidential review; Mentoring - an approach that has been recognised as one of the most effective methods of developing small business enterprises; Meeting facilitation - We can provide a facilitator to help your business planning meetings identify and reach their objectives.
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EDEAL
EDEAL provides CONFIDENTIAL and IMPARTIAL BUSINESS ADVICE to all businesses, ranging from pre-start to mature. The service embraces social enterprises and voluntary organisations as well as private, commercial companies.
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South East Wealth
South East Wealth is an advice service of a different sort. We are dedicated to helping small business owners in Sussex, Kent & Surrey grow their business by helping with strategy and marketing, and by helping them grow their personal savings. Each year we help local business owners make sure they increase their bottom line and have more at the end of the day so they can enjoy the life they desire. Many people learn about us from our weekly podcast, which can be found at southeastwm.com or through the many networking events we attend throughout the South East. Whether you need help starting a business, or achieving more from your business - we are here to help.
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