Fully-funded advice & consultancy to help grow your business 

West Essex Business Support is a fully-funded business support programme for SMEs in Harlow, Uttlesford and Epping Forest. We provide free one-to-one advice, consultancy and business growth workshops to help local businesses scale-up and grow. 

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Support from experienced entrepreneurs

At West Essex Business Support, our team of experts understand the challenges that entrepreneurs and businesses face on their journey to success. That’s why we’re here to offer you one-to-one support and tailored advice to grow your business. 

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Training to boost your business skills

Learn the essential skills every business owner needs to know. Whether it’s learning to master your finances, how to expand into new markets or developing a business strategy our workshops will teach you practical ways to improve your business. 

How it Works

• Meet with a business expert at your premises or our office

 • Undertake a Business Diagnostic Review to assess your strengths, weaknesses, core markets and competencies as a business 

• Develop a plan for business improvement – increase sales, expand to new markets, drive down costs, increase productivity, or find finance

Upcoming Workshops

What is West Essex Business Support?

The pioneering project has been commissioned as a joint initiative by Harlow, Uttlesford and Epping Forest District Councils and is funded through the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund.

Benefit from one-to-one advice and consultancy from one of our team of business experts, learn new ways to grow your business through our dedicated growth workshops or simply get some help in overcoming the day-to-day challenges your business is facing. All our support is provided free of charge to businesses located within Harlow, Uttlesford and Epping Forest.

Who is Behind West Essex Business Support?

The programme is delivered by NWES, one of the East of England’s leading enterprise agencies. NWES have over 40 years of experience supporting small and medium sized businesses to unlock their potential to scale-up, and grow ensuring you are receiving the highest quality of advice.

How Do I Get Involved?

Send us an email at hello@webusinesssupport.co.uk to arrange your initial diagnostic session with one of our expert businesses, or book directly on to one of our business skills training workshops on the Workshop page.

West Essex Business Support Testimonials

Seager Studios

Seager Studios

“Chris and the team have proved an invaluable resource to my business. Their advice and input has been massively beneficial.”

Langden Games

Langden Games

“The support I have had from the team has been instrumental in helping my business to grow into the thriving shop I have today. I can’t recommend the support enough.”