Additional help and support directory

As we leave the EU, there’s a wide range of support available that can help your business thrive and grow.

Department for International Trade

Looking for information for your business about all things export, visit the Department for International Trade’s website.

UK Trade Associations

For industry specific information on leaving the EU, check out this handy A-Z guide.

Business Representative Organisations

For local support including information hubs and checklists visit Hampshire Chamber of Commerce.

If you are based anywhere in the UK and want to find out where to get help and support for your business, explore Business Finance and Support on GOV.UK.

Help to Export

For comprehensive export advice, trade, finance and live market opportunities for small or mid-sized businesses interested in or currently selling internationally.

Help to Grow

For help understanding the finance options available to grow your business, take a look at British Business Bank Finance Hub.

For inspiration, practical tools and resources to boost your business’s productivity in the Solent area, visit Solent Growth Hub, Be The Business.

Help to innovate

For help getting your innovative idea off the ground, visit Innovate UK.

For connecting you to the opportunities and partners you may need to turn your ideas into profitable goods and services. Visit Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Network.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

With a mission to build a stronger, greener future by fighting coronavirus, tackling climate change, unleashing innovation and making the UK a great place to work and do business.

Lots of information and access to other agencies that support the Department is available on the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy website.

LEP Transition Resilience tool

The UK Transition Resilience Tool has been commissioned by the Solent LEP to provide businesses in the Solent with an invaluable review of their current position in a range of key areas, including; business strategy and operations, sales and marketing, supply chain, customers and clients, employees and people management and finance.