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Stafford Enterprise

Stafford Enterprise was founded in 1987 to provide confidential advice and support to those wishing to start a business.

Layout 1Stafford 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 national award winning, five stage, fully funded, business start-up programme provides aspiring entrepreneurs the platform to succeed through training, support, advice and commercial investment.

Aspiring entrepreneurs can access a series of workshops, at no cost, covering the fundamentals of business including business planning, cashflow forecasting and marketing.

You will also be able to have one to one meetings with an experienced business adviser, who provides advice and guidance to ensure your business starts off on a strong footing.

These workshops and one to ones are designed to provide you with the tools to be successful in business.

Start-up Flow Diagram

To start your journey on our 5 stage Business Start-Up programme, call us today on 01782 202222 and use extension number 200 for Reception.

We’re proud of all the businesses we’ve helped. Below is some of their comments about our programme

“The support from Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce has been amazing, they have helped me to think about managing the business rather than just working for it"

Kelly Copeland - Cool Cat Collars

"Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce were invaluable in helping me to set up my business. The open, honest and knowledgeable advice was vital in helping me navigate the world of starting a business"

Roger Whitehouse, Horizon Teaching

"I would have no absolutely no hesitations in referring a friend or colleague to the Chamber of Commerce, and actually have suggested a number of my patients to contact them for support"

Ben Roberts, Cedar Tree Chiropractic

Supporting Documentation

Business Plan Template - Maxi

Mini Business Plan - Template

Cash Flow Template

Detailed Financial Forecast Doc

Useful Links

To access free webinars from HMRC on topics such as Record Keeping, VAT, Self-Employment and HMRC, and Business Expenses for the Self-Employed, please click here.

Stafford Chamber of Commerce

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