National Business Support Helpline

If you’re a new business, the government has a dedicated helpline offering advice on starting and developing your business, and what to do if your business is in difficulty

The Government has a dedicated helpline that provides free advice and support to businesses, particularly those companies that are just starting up and are looking to grow.


You can get help and advice on issues around starting and running a business, including help with tax, help with exporting and advice on writing a business plan.

The Business Support Helpline can be contacted on is tel and is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. A textphone service is available on 0208 742 8620.

Alternatively, speak to us and we can advise.

Get in touch for advice or support

Get in touch with our Business Growth Service and we can help you find the right support for your business needs. You can call us on 0113 348 1818 or email us for more information.

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