Business Support

Information, Support and Help for Businesses

Supporting businesses is what we do best. Whether this is in lobbying local and national government, providing events that allow businesses to network both formally and informally or helping to give both members and non-members the business support that they need.

Below are some useful links that will provide you with information on key areas of business.

While we cannot be responsible for content on any external sites, we believe those shown below contain useful information and guidance.

If you would like to suggest any additional, useful resources, please let us know by emailing info@cheltenhamchamber.org.uk

Should you need to find a supplier or business partner don’t forget to search our Member Directory.

 

Covid Support and Recovery

Information on funding and other support:

https://www.cheltenham.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-advice

https://www.thegrowthhub.biz/covid-19

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-covid-19

 

Brexit Support

https://www.thegrowthhub.biz/euexit

 

Member Services

Here you can access up to 60 minutes of complimentary advice on tax and legal issues or book meeting rooms or office space at our offices in the town centre. (2 Trafalgar Street, GL50 1UH)

Tax helpline – https://cheltenhamchamber.org.uk/business-support/accountancy-tax-helpline/

Legal helpline – https://cheltenhamchamber.org.uk/business-support/legal-advice-helpline/

Workspace booking – https://cheltenhamchamber.org.uk/business-support/book-a-meeting-room/

General Business Advice and Mentoring

https://www.thegrowthhub.biz/

 

Apprenticeships and Kickstart

https://www.gloscol.ac.uk/business-hub/apprenticeships/what-is-an-apprenticeship/

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/kickstart-scheme

 

Links to Key Local Projects

Cheltenham’s Cyber Plans and the Golden Valley Development

http://cynam.org/

https://www.goldenvalleyuk.com/

Carbon Zero – the town’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2030 and help for businesses

https://www.cheltenham.gov.uk/info/61/climate_and_sustainability/1642/business_climate_toolkit

https://cheltenhamzero.org/en-GB/

http://www.vision21.org.uk/cheltenhamzero/

Cheltenham BID (Business Improvement District) – Supporting Retailers and Businesses in Central Cheltenham

https://cheltenhambid.co.uk/

Gloucestershire Growth/Recovery Strategyhttps://www.gfirstlep.com/

Promoting Cheltenhamhttps://marketingcheltenham.co.uk/

Promoting Inward Business Investmenthttps://movingtocheltenham.com/

Promoting Cheltenham’s Visitor Economyhttps://www.visitcheltenham.com/

REACH – Keeping A&E at Cheltenham General – https://www.reachnow.org.uk/

Cheltenham Trust – Great and historic venues, outstanding catering

https://cheltenhamtrust.org.uk/

TURF Cheltenham – Support for independent hospitality businesses

https://turfcheltenham.co.uk

Updates on some of the key local infrastructure projects

https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/major-projects/

 

 

 

The support and networking opportunities that the Chamber offered to me as director of a new business really appealed. The board and members I spoke to seemed really interested in my business.

Alastair James Roberts ACII
Alastair James Insurance Brokers

 

Becoming a member

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