Wealden District Council
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Starting up a business

Wealden District Council work with a number of organisations that provide business support for new start up’s who can help make your idea a reality:

Business East Sussex

Provide free and impartial government funded business support across the county of East Sussex. There is a wealth of support and finance options available to help your business, and the Business Support Navigators can help you identify your business needs and find relevant programmes or funding schemes.

EDEAL – Business Advice & Training Agency

EDEAL provides free, confidential and impartial business advice and counselling for start-ups.  Including free access to 121 business start-up workshops, social media training and networking.  This service is part funded by Wealden District Council

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.

We can also help with other services you may need, including:

Sign up to our monthly Business Newsletter to receive information and advice on grants, loans and business support services available to you.