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Supporting
businesses
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Supporting
businesses
in Richmond

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The Richmond Business Hub is your local online portal to business support, advice and guidance in the borough, London and beyond.

Whether you are an ambitious start-up or an existing business with aspirations for change and growth – Richmond Business Hub offers you a comprehensive selection of programmes and support services, information and advice. Its aim is to provide and signpost your business to effective support when and where you need it.

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“Richmond is an entrepreneurial borough with a diverse economy, characterised by a high proportion of small independent businesses and a large number of self-employed residents. As a Council, we are passionate about creating an environment in which entrepreneurs can start and then grow their business. We are incredibly proud to be home to some of the country’s most high-profile companies.”

Cllr Richard Baker

Resources

Basics

Basics

Starting and growing your own business can be challenging but rewarding. To get your ideas off the ground, you need to research your market, consider your competitors and prepare a business plan.

Start Up

Start Up

There are many independent and commercial providers that can support your start up plans, some of which are listed here.

Growth

Growth

A wide range of useful tools and resources to help you grow your business.

Programmes

Programmes are sets of related webinars/events or activities over a longer period, ranging anything from a few weeks to a few months. These programmes are designed to give gradual support, e.g. from basic to advanced, concept to creating, from creating to implementing, etc. Choose the right programme to suit your particular business including sector, size and length of training.
All programmes

Welcome Richmond: Hospitality and Leisure business support programme

Welcome Richmond is part of the Phoenix Enterprise Programme. Running until November 2021, this is a free for all hospitality businesses and residents of Richmond Upon Thames borough.

Creative Richmond: Creative industries support programme

Creative Richmond is part of the Phoenix Enterprise Programme. Running until November 2021, this is a free for all businesses and residents of Richmond Upon Thames Borough.

Phoenix Richmond: Business support programme

Phoenix Richmond is part of the Phoenix Enterprise Programme. Running until November 2021, this is a free for all prestart, start-up and existing businesses and residents of Richmond Upon Thames Borough regardless of your industry.

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