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Business Networking and Start-Up

Our start-up meetings

A report of our first meeting 'Start-up' is available from here. See who was there providing advice.

As a result of our first meeting we resolved to offer useful links to wider business support, like we do to "local" jobs.
As with our jobs page, the Coventry branch can't provide advice on starting or running a business however we offer the links to sites of organisations that do provide such advice below.
In addition to the start-up support, we intend to include links to sites that give advice about working as a contractor, either through a limited company, or through an umbrella company. Again, Coventry Branch cannot provide advice directly.

Useful links

Coventry City Council - Business Support and Advice
Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce
Coventry University Technology Park
International Institute for Product and Service Innovation
Warwickshire County Council - Business service and advice
UK Government - Business and Self-employed
UK Government - Setting up your business
UK Government - Growing your business
Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Rugby Borough Council - Business Support and Advice
Nuneaton & Bedworth BC - Business Support and Advice
Stratford District Council - Business Advice
North Warwickshire BC - Business Support and Advice
Warwick District Council - Business Support and Advice
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at City College Coventry
Business In You
National Careers Service


We would also like to hear from people who are interested in attending or contributing to further events, please email

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