There are a number of council services and responsibilities that your business may need to deal with. These include (but are not limited to):
You can seek help by identifying which if any local authority services/responsibilities might be relevant to your business and contacting the relevant service(s) to find out what information/action is required to achieve your business aims.
Business Advice Service - Business Information Point (BIP)
We are funding the new Mid Devon Business Advice Service being run by successful Devon-based enterprise agency BIP (Business Information Point)
This service provides confidential and practical business advice and guidance to small and start-up businesses in Mid Devon. Advice can be provided about:
- expanding and developing your business
- financial performance
- managing growth and taking on new staff
- starting a new business
Initial advice and attendance at local workshops is free of charge and further one-to-one training and support is available for a contribution of just £20. To discuss how this scheme could help you, contact BIP
on Freephone: 0330 1000 338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
is a dynamic enterprise agency that has been providing motivational business support since 1993. Starting in West Devon (where the BIP
office is still based), the agency now works extensively across Devon and Cornwall. It helps small businesses start, grow and succeed over a sustained period by providing in-depth knowledge, information and advice across a range of topics. BIP's
highly experienced advisers inspire creative, practical solutions that focus on delivering results that our customers aspire to.
Business Support Helpline
GOV.UK - Business Support Helpline
provides a quick response service if you have simple questions about starting or running a business. It also provides a more in-depth service if you have more complex enquiries.