Get free business advice from the council

How we can help

Our business support service, Backing Essex Business, offers Essex businesses up to 12 hours of free advice. The range of business support includes services such as:

  • business planning and marketing
  • providing connections to key contacts, prospective business partners and support organisations
  • identifying potential sources of business funding
  • building local supply chains
  • recruiting and training a high-quality workforce
  • accessing university knowledge, and research and development expertise

For more information about the services we offer, visit the Backing Essex Business website.

Contact us

To access our services, complete our online form.
Phone: 0800 970 8981

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