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Start Your Own Business in East Riding

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.

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Start Your Own Business in East Riding

If you are thinking about starting a business in East Riding or would like to grow your existing business, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in East Riding contains resources and the information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

We have been helping start-ups and existing business owners in East Riding since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.

Starting a business in East Riding

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There is plenty of help locally but where can it be found? We would love to point you in the right direction.

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An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes all of the most important subjects covered in an easy to read way. links to key contacts such as HMRC, Companies House etc. are contained along with a useful step-by-step checklist.

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Key Contacts in East Riding

'You don't know what you don't know' is a phrase that is so applicable to starting a new business. East Riding is a great place for start-ups but your chances of success are dramatically improved if you make the most of the support that is available locally. Click on logos to visit their websites.

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Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber now has 2,000 members and affiliates, representing all types of businesses in the Humber region, which includes North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. We represent a more diverse cross-section of companies than any other business organisation, including a high proportion of the region’s largest companies. We also have a number of members based further afield, who take advantage of the benefits that our highly rated Chamber offers.
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Advice

Humber Local Enterprise Partnership
We’re driving the growth of the Humber economy for the benefits of our communities in the four local authority areas of Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.. We have an unprecedented opportunity to improve the fortunes of the Humber region and have identified three key ambitions that will help us and those working with us to help the Humber achieve lasting growth and prosperity.
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Networking

East Yorkshire Business Group
East Yorkshire Business Group or EYBG was organised around making networking fun again and really creating a format that can work online as well as face to face. The basics are still same using the simple idea that when we collaborate together, we’re at our best. We invite you to be your best self; explore, teach, learn, and grow at our event. There’s truly something for everyone to find valuable.
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Accountancy

DSS Accounting
At DSS Accounting we can help you to help your Business grow and increasing profitability. This could be simply providing advice, point of contact for HMRC or actively becoming a member of your team to work on certain projects. Our Business support covers...... Company Formation * Help choosing Company name * Company structure advice (directors and shareholders) * Registered office facility * HMRC registration (VAT, PAYE and Tax) * Deadline reminders * Advise software Support * Business strategy * Business advice * Business plans * Training
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Bookkeeping

CBA Financials
Running your own business ? Snowed under with the paperwork ? We are specialists in providing quality financial services with outstanding support. Our expert personalised service can take care of all your bookkeeping and financial needs, quickly and efficiently. Why not contact us to see how we can handle the financial paperwork, leaving you to do what you do best... Run YOUR business.
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Funding

The Acorn Fund
The Acorn Fund is a Delivery Partner for the Government Start Up Loan scheme and are happy to discuss your thoughts and ideas either over the phone, via email or by calling at our office. Contact Craig Simpson on 01482 324976 or email c.simpson@chamberacornfund.com. Chamber Acorn Fund (Humber) Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
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Advice

York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub
Free expertise, support and resources to help your business grow.
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Advice

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Starting, growing and locating your business Looking for help to start, grow, or locate your business? We can provide the support you need, from creating a business plan, keeping records and marketing your business to finding the right location and premises, staff, funding and support to help make your business a success.
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Invest East Riding - Business Support
Thinking of working for yourself, just registered as a business or reviewing your current growth plans, our team can guide you every step of the way.
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council Business Services
Hosted by the council, the enterprise agency offers a range of business support services including, pre-start one to one advice, mentoring, growing your business, events and networking opportunities. Services are free to East Riding residents and businesses. Please call or visit the website for further details.
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Advice

Sirius
Established since 1999, Sirius is a BIS registered Enterprise Agency, and also a fully accredited Community Development Finance Initiative. Based in Hedon, Sirius offers free advice and business loans for local people setting up a business in the area, or to expand an already successful business in Hull and the East Riding Of Yorkshire.
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Start-up Steps

We have created a collection of start-up steps articles to help anyone with whatever stage they are on with their business journey. Hundreds of thousands of people have gone before you and we can learn from what they got right and avoid the things that have been proved not to work so well.

You can see the full list of 'steps' at: Startup Steps