Cambridgeshire is recognised as one of the most vibrant economies in the country
A recent Centre for Cities report ranked Cambridge as the city with the largest number of small businesses investing in 'high-growth' strategies.
Huntingdonshire – as the largest District by population within Cambridgeshire - is at the forefront of this growth having seen its thriving economy create 8,000 new jobs in the last 10 years. The District is a well-established entrepreneurial business location offering a supportive environment for starting any new business venture and has an enviable record in maintaining and supporting start ups.
A number of programmes are in place to assist those looking to establish a new business and include:
This Enterprise agency specialises in helping people turn their business idea into reality by offering impartial, professional advice; access to personal skills and business training courses in addition to soft loans and grants. NWES offer UK's only online business resources platform supporting the business journey from pre-start to start-up, and on through stages of growth. With bitesize course modules it's helps you master the essentials of starting and growing your business. startandgrow
HMRC’s interactive Tax Widget provide quick, easy to use advice on everything you need to know about tax when becoming self-employed. The widget below includes PDFs and videos from HMRC on a variety of topics to help you understand how to deal with tax when setting up a business.