Business start-ups

If you are thinking of starting your own business, these websites can help you get things up and running.

StartUp Britain – A national campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, harnessing the expertise and passion of Britain’s leading businesspeople to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK

Mentorsme – Connects companies with mentoring organisations that can support and guide their growth.

Local help

In Cheshire West and Chester, local help is available from

Blue Orchid – Blue Orchid is an accredited provider of business support and consultancy, delivering professional services for SME’s and corporate clients.

Tel: Jan Kalitkin0151 284 7728
Mob: 07515130406

The Cheshire West and Chester Start up Grant is designed to support and develop new Enterprise and business within the borough, through the vision of small scale funding.  View the Business Start-up Grant online application form.

Business Generation Centres

Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Business Generation Centres offer purpose designed units, studios and offices in a business village setting.