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.

We are here to offer you support by:

  • signposting you to business resources available
  • directing you to business funding
  • pointing you to premises in the area
  • networking organisations in the borough

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames Council

Richmond Business Hub has been launched by the Economic Development Office (EDO) team in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, which leads on the Council’s key objectives of establishing, supporting and promoting a thriving, prosperous and sustainable local economy. 

The EDO team focus includes support for business start-ups and SME’s growth; town centre development; support for Business Improvement Districts (BIDs); encouraging inward investment into the borough; and promoting our important visitor economy.


There are many independent and commercial providers that can support your start-up plans, some of which are listed here on the Business Hub. Please note that the decision to engage with any provider is yours and you must use your own judgement to determine the provider's suitability.

These are commercial websites and business services that are not provided or specifically endorsed by us. Your use of these websites and services is at your own discretion and judgment and is subject to the terms and conditions of each provider. Other providers and similar business services are available.

“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.

The Richmond Business Hub provides a range of support and advice to help aspiring entrepreneurs and businesses in the borough to thrive, develop and expand during both stable and more difficult times. There is something for everyone – no matter what sector you are in or what stage your business is at.

So, I encourage you to explore the Hub and take advantage of the free support and advice on offer”  

Cllr Richard Baker 
Lead Member for Business, Economics and Employment  
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames  

Richmond Business Hub Team

Cllr Richard Baker

Cllr Richard Baker
Lead Member for Business, Economics and Employment
LB Richmond upon Thames

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Cllr Richard BakerSusan Shaw

Susan Shaw
Head of Enterprise and Business Growth

Euphrasie Mundele-Kilolo

Euphrasie Mundele-Kilolo
Enterprise Support Officer

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