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 networking both formally and informally or helping to give both member 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 have useful information and guidance.

If anyone would like to suggest additional useful resources, please let us know info@cheltenhamchamber.org.uk

 

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 complimentary advice on tax and legal issues or book meeting rooms or office space at our offices in the town centre. (2 Trafalgar St, GL50 1UH)

Tax helpline – temporarily unavailable

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

Room 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 Planshttp://cynam.org/

Cheltenham Zero – the town’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

https://www.cheltenham.gov.uk/climate

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/

 

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

The Cheltenham Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of thousands of local businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from small shops and local business groups to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing in common—they count on the Chamber to create opportunities and to improve the local business environment.

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