Stafford Enterprise was founded in 1987 to provide confidential advice and support to those wishing to start a business.
Stafford Enterprise is an independent, non-profit making organisation, run in conjunction with the Chambers of Commerce. Our experienced team of Business Advisers are on hand to offer support and advice on all aspects of setting up and running a business.
We are able to support new business during those early days. You will able to engage with us pre start-up through our Ready for Business programme and post start-up advice and support is provided through the One2Three Club. For more details on each, please see below.
Our Start-up Programme
Our five stage business start-up programme that provides aspiring entrepreneurs the platform to succeed through training, support, advice and commercial investment.
Aspiring entrepreneurs can access a five stage programme covering the fundamentals of business such as tax, VAT, employing staff and financial forecasting.
You will also be able to talk one on one with an experienced business adviser, who will help you put together a robust, bespoke business plan. Our workshops and seminars are designed to provide you with the tools to be successful in business.
To find out more about how Stafford Enterprise can help you or to book onto stage one of the programme, call 01785 257057 and ask for the Enterprise Team.
“My first business loan application was not successful, but following the Chamber's start up programme, I re-calculated my cash flow forecast & secured my loan.”
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