Discover Business Supports

Local Enterprise Offices provide a range of complementary supports to support people who want to start up or grow a business.  The supports range from providing an initial "First Stop Shop" service where individuals can receive advice on the steps involved in setting up a business, to the provision of grants for feasibility studies, provision of financial support for the establishment of new businesses or expansion of existing ones and the provision of a range of soft supports such as training and mentoring.The range of supports is designed to assist businesses to grow by being able to provide targeted, and appropriate, assistance at each stage of their development. 

Starting your Business


A range of services and supports for when you are thinking about and starting your business. Includes Business Advice clinic, Start your Own business Courses. Funding Options

Growing and Expanding your Business


This section aims to help you to grow and develop your business. It provides information on identifying where you are now, deciding where you want to be and planning how to get there.