Wealden District Council
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Business Support

Wealden District Council aims to support businesses in a variety of ways, through quarterly business publications, business breakfasts and projects that regenerate the area.

Business Newsletter

Our monthly business newsletter has useful information for local businesses in every sector, from business finance opportunities, local success stories, upcoming business events, examples of good practice and general business news.

This is a free publication compiled by the Economic Development Team and distributed to the hundreds of local businesses already subscribed. Follow the link to sign up to our Wealden Business Newsletter today.

If there are any topics of interest you would like to hear about, please email: economicdevelopment@wealden.gov.uk.

Wealden Business Support Leaflet

Wealden District Council aims to support its businesses in a variety of ways and provides a range of services to ensure our businesses can thrive and prosper.  In order to ensure that businesses are aware of the range of services available, a Business Support Leaflet has been produced and is available to download.  Hard copies can be requested by email to regeneration@wealden.gov.uk.  The leaflet includes information on the following services all of which can be found on this website:
  • Business Rates
  • Community and Regeneration
  • Environmental Health
  • Licences and Registers
  • Planning and Building Control
  • Procurement
  • Waste Management

Action in Rural Sussex 

Action in Rural Sussex provides advice to rural communities and local groups.  For all enquiries concerning village halls and community buildings, action planning, rural affordable housing, visit the website or call 01273 473422.

Edeal – Business Advice Training Consultancy 

Edeal provides free, confidential and impartial business advice to all businesses, ranging from pre-start to mature. Visit the website or call 01323 641144.

Pub is the Hub

A chance for licensees of rural pubs to broaden their range of services and work together to match  community needs with additional services which can be provided by the local pub.  

National Business Support Helpline

The Business Support Helpline offers advice and guidance to new and existing businesses. It has information on national and local schemes, grants and loans to help businesses start and grow.