Business Support

If you are a new business, thinking of growing your business or a business that is thinking about moving into the town then there is a range of support that we can provide you.

For information on commercial premises or general advice and information please use the CONTACT US field to register your details and the nature of your enquiry, someone then will get back in touch with you.

You can also view the following link which provides further information: www.slough.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/


We can support you with:

  • Introduction to local business networks – make local business connections and share ideas with like-minded local businesses. Information on business events can be found on the following links:
    http://www.sloughmeansbusiness.co.uk/blog/category/business-events/ 
    http://www.berkshirebusinesshub.co.uk/calendar.htm

  • Slough Borough Council commercial services team offer a consultancy service to local businesses.  If you are intending to start up a new food business and want to get it right first time, or if you need support and advice, or want to get a good food hygiene rating score, contact the food and safety team for help and guidance.  Advice is chargeable at cost recovery and non profit making.  Prices start from £100 plus vat.  Email the team on foodandsafety@slough.gov.uk for a free no obligation quote.

  • Slough Borough Council operate an established Primary Authority service which could benefit your business. Primary Authority is a statutory scheme, where via a legally recognised partnership, you can access business advice and gain earned recognition allowing your business to grow and prosper without the fear of over regulation.  In house experts can provide advice, review policies or procedures, and assist in handling complaints and referrals from other local authorities by acting as a single point of contact.  Primary Authority is charged on a cost recovery basis, and non profit making.  For more information contact the team on: Primary.authority@slough.gov.uk

  • Information on available sites and premises – we work closely with local commercial agents and developers and can provide information if you are looking to expand or relocate within Slough.

  • Simplified planning zone across the Slough Trading Estate. Provided that the development is in accordance with the SPZ, there is no need to gain planning permission in the normal way.

  • Open For Business - we provide an account manager system for all business enquiries, providing one single point of contact for businesses..

The Economic Growth and Enterprise team are committed to working with businesses and local partners to support business and promote economic prosperity within Slough. For more information contact us to discuss your requirements.

 

Contact us here

invest@slough.gov.uk

Case Studies

Eacotts

We have had a Slough postcode for over 30 years. It’s a good place to do business.

Jeffrey Smith, Managing Partner

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