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Business grants and financial support

Financial advice

The Dorset Growth Hubemploy a finance specialist. Call 03454 586480 or emailinfo@dorsetgrowthhub.co.uk to arrange an appointment.

The GOV.UK business and finance support finder is a search tool for start-up and existing businesses to help find publicly-backed finance or support schemes.

Business loans

South West Investment Group (SWIG) 

South West Investment Group (SWIG) is a not-for-profit organisation and member of the Community Development Finance Association supporting small and medium sized businesses across the south west. Apply for a business loan to start up or grow your business.

Business tax and National Insurance

Visit HM Revenue and Customs website on what you need to do for tax and National Insurance purposes when you start up a business as a self-employed person, a partnership or a limited company. 

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