Business advice services

Providing advice to new or existing businesses in the area on all aspects of running a business from starting a business to property, tax, employment law, business rates etc.


  • Business advice and support

    Business support homepage with links to all business related info, including business directory in North West Leicestershire

  • Business Events and Training

    Information regarding events and training courses which may be of interest to businesses and persons seeking a career change.

  • Business Gateway Growth Hub

    The Business Gateway Growth Hub provides an additional free resource for the self-employed, small and medium-sized businesses across Leicester and Leicestershire, as well as your economic development team.

  • Business rates explanatory notes for 2019/20

    Explanatory notes for 2019/20 drafted by the Government to explain all key aspects of Business Rates.

  • Business waste: Your waste, your responsibility

    A brief overview of business waste legislation and how it affects local businesses in North West Leicestershire.

  • Coronavirus support for businesses

    Information, support and grants for your business during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  • Discretionary relief

    Information for businesses on non-domestic rates, rate relief, discretionary relief, reduction in North West Leicestershire

  • Employment Support

    Employment Support for businesses. Kick Start Programme.

  • EU exit (Brexit) - advice for businesses and residents

    EU exit (or Brexit) is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) Government has provided advice for businesses on how to prepare for EU Exit (Brexit). EU settlement scheme

  • EU Exit Funding

    Local and national funding opportunities relevant to North West Leicestershire businesses around EU Exit/Brexit.

  • Hand washing - are you doing it right?

    Did you know that by thoroughly washing your hands this significantly reduces the spread of germs. We all like to think that we are washing our hands well but that may not be the case. The Environmental Health team are offering you the chance to find out just how well you are washing your hands with the use of our 'Bug detecting hand wash machine'

  • Help and advice for businesses

    This page gives general information and advice about business rates.

  • Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership

    Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership provides local government, the business community and other partners the opportunity to come together to lead economic development and regeneration activities and to drive forward economic growth.

  • Relief for Registered Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs)

    Information for businesses on non-domestic rates, casc, community amateur sports clubs, relief, reduction

  • Retail Radio Scheme

    Radio communication between retailers, the police and CCTV operators

  • Rural Rate Relief

    Information for businesses on non-domestic rates, rate relief, rural businesses in North West Leicestershire

  • Small Business Rate Relief

    Information for businesses on non-domestic rates, small business rate relief

  • Your questions answered

    Answers to common questions about business in North West Leicestershire