Not all businesses are alike. Neither is the support they need.
That’s why we’ve handpicked a wide range of business support programmes, events, articles and practical resources to help you start, sustain and grow your business.
Explore our library of support below and find what you’re looking for.
March 2021 – COVID-19’s Impact on Commercial Spaces: Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates
Expert support on managing your business workspace during COVID-19
ICAEW Business Advice Service
The Business Advice Service connects businesses with trusted advice.
Support for Manufacturers from Make UK
Make UK supports and champions the engineering and manufacturing industry in the UK.
London Chamber of Commerce & Industry
LCCI is a business support and networking organisation.
Haringey Business Lounge
Information and support to help startups in Haringey to get going and grow.
Find a Chartered Accountant
ICAEW provides a directory of chartered accountants and accountancy firms.
Support to Relocate and Grow Your Business in London
London & Partners helps overseas businesses to set up and grow in London.
Portobello Business Centre
Portobello Business Centre supports local businesses to start-up, survive and grow.
Training and Consultancy for Social Enterprises
Red Ochre supports organisations that are delivering social change.
TrustLaw: Legal Assistance for Social Enterprises
TrustLaw connects social enterprises with pro bono legal advice.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders
Support services and intelligence for the UK automotive industry.
Tourism Business Advice Hub
Insights, advice and information for tourism businesses.
An introduction to dilapidations clauses in commercial leases.
Assignment and Subletting
An introduction to assignment and subletting commercial property.
Lease Length, Break Clauses and Rent Reviews
Important considerations when agreeing a lease.
Commercial Leases – Overview of Common Terms Covered by a Lease Agreement
An overview of terms you need to know when agreeing a lease.
Costs to Expect When Renting Business Premises
An overview of likely costs when renting business premises.
COVID-19 – Terminating and Renegotiating Existing Commercial Contracts
Information about managing existing commercial contracts during COVID-19.
COVID-19 – Business and Continuity Planning and Related Legal Issues
Support for businesses to manage and mitigate risks during COVID-19.
Commercial Leases – Which Legal Firm to Appoint?
Advice for appointing a legal firm to help with lease negotiations and arbitration.
It's crucial that new business owners understand their legal obligations.
Arbitration of Landlord and Tenant Disputes
An introduction to arbitration clauses in commercial leases.
Negotiating a Commercial Lease
Advice on negotiating with landlords.
Dealing with End of Lease Issues
Advice on dealing with end of lease issues.
Legal Responsibilities of Tenants
It's important to make sure business premises are well maintained and safe.
The Landlord and Tenant Relationship
Advice on commercial leases and the landlord-tenant relationship.
Business Structures and Registering with HMRC
Anyone starting a new business needs to decide which legal structure it will have.
Understanding and Protecting Intellectual Property
An introduction to the different types of intellectual property rights.
Business Health and Safety Regulations
A summary of employers' health and safety duties.
Data Protection Rules You Must Follow
This article sets out the lawful bases for processing personal data.
Key Contacts and Organisations for Startups
There are specific organisations that startups must contact before they start trading.