Additional help and support directory

Now we have left the EU, there’s a wide range of support available that can help your business to thrive and grow.

Department for International Trade

Visit the Department for International Trade’s website for news, guidance, research, policy papers, consultations and contact information.

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 useful links, information hubs and checklists, visit Hampshire Chamber of Commerce.

Help to Export

To explore international opportunities for your business, check out the Department for International Trade website. The site includes a markets tool to find export opportunities for your sector.

Help to Grow

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

If you are based anywhere in the UK and want to find loans and grant opportunities for your business, explore Business Finance and Support on GOV.UK

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

Help to innovate

For help getting your innovative idea off the ground, visit UK Research and Innovation, the UK's largest public funder of research and innovation. Funding is offered across all industrial areas.

To connect to the opportunities and networks needed to turn your ideas into profitable goods and services, visit Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Network (the KTN). The KTN helps companies reach their full potential by connecting them with each other.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Responsible for business, industrial strategy, scientific research, the energy sector and climate change, this ministerial department’s website offers the latest news, guidance, research, policy papers, consultations and contact information.

LEP Transition Resilience tool

The Brexit Transition Toolkit has been commissioned by the Solent LEP to provide businesses in the Solent area 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.