Grow

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Surrey Heath Borough Council’s Economic Development team are able to schedule individual business meetings to discuss growth within the borough. These meetings can be used to discuss business critical matters but are typically held for matters such as:

'If your business is growing or you're looking to begin a path to growth then you are exceptionally important to the borough'
Councillor Colin Dougan
Deputy Leader and Economic Development Portfolio Holder

hm government support

The government provides a wide range of support schemes and information to help businesses grow. This support has been divided into four sections – Finance & Business Planning, Leadership & Talent, Innovation & Technology and Exporting. You can find more information about these on the pages below:

FINANCE & BUSINESS PLANNING

Businesses can find out more about Government support and grants

SALE OF GOOD & SERVICES & DATA PROTECTION

Businesses can find support on regulations for online retailers

BUSINESS SUPPORT HELPLINE

The Business Support Helpline offers advice and guidance to new and existing businesses.

IMPORTING

Businesses can find support for importing goods

EXPORTING AND DOING BUSINESS ABROAD

Exporting can provide a path to growth for many companies

BUSINESS ADVICE & GUIDANCE

ENTERPRISE M3 GROWTH HUB

All businesses at any stage of their development can access and benefit the Enterprise M3 Growth Hub, including services such as their Information Bank and Resource Network.

BUSINESS SOUTH

Business South is the independent representative of businesses in the Central South.

SURREY CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

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

FUNDING & CONTRACTS

LATEST FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Knowledge Transfer Network specialises in cross-sector collaboration and our team of innovation experts can connect you to our network of business, academics and other innovation support providers.

DIGITAL PROJECTS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

The Digital Marketplace is an online service for public sector organisations to find people and technology for digital projects.

EXPLORE AND SEARCH BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Contracts Finder lets you search for information about contracts worth over £10,000 with the government and its agencies.

AWARDS

QUEEN'S AWARDS FOR ENTERPRISE

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement by UK businesses across four different categories.

SURREY BUSINESS AWARDS

The Surrey Business Awards bring together the best in the county’s business community to celebrate their success.

MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS

SURREY CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Surrey Chambers is a local business network of around 1000 businesses which is open to all businesses in Surrey.

BUSINESS SOUTH

Business South is the independent representative of businesses in the Central South.

THE CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRY

The CBI speaks on behalf of 190,000 businesses. Together they employ nearly 7 million people, about one-third of the private sector-employed workforce.

FEDERATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES

We offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice.

THE INSTITUTE OF DIRECTORS

The Institute of Directors is a business organisation for company directors, senior business leaders and entrepreneurs.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL

BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals.