Free business support in Surrey


There are many free, good quality business resources to take advantage of in Surrey – if you know where to look! We have put together the key products and services available to you.

Getting started

Surrey County Council have a list of helpful resources and external links available online.

Resources include:

Setting up, self-employment, finance, employee discrimination, registering and VAT.

Surrey County Council

Business templates

Templates to download and use for business planning.

Templates include:

Business plan guidance, cashflow forecast, profit & loss forecast and sales projections.

Let's Do Business

Enterprise funding

Grant programmes available to community enterprises and rural-based businesses.

Funding available:

For new and micro businesses that will contribute to growing the local Surrey economy.

Rural Surrey Leader

121 business advice

Access to expert business advisors and professionals in Woking.

Areas covered:

Copyright and trademarks, strategy & planning, sales & marketing, management and productivity, funding & finance, ICT & innovation.

Woking Works

Information bank

The Growth Hub provides information on starting, growing and innovating your start-up.

Areas include:

Finance, exporting, legal, sales & marketing, strategy, skills & training, operations, premises, regulation.

Enterprise M3

Free training

Informal workshops covering most aspects of starting and running a small business.

Areas covered:

Bookkeeping, accountancy, marketing, legal, tax, premises, business planning.

Enterprise First

Find the right support

Helping businesses in Surrey quickly find the most relevant support.

Support offered:

Act as direct point of contact, 121 one-to-one practical support, signpost and refer you to local and national schemes.

Coast to Capital

Exporting advice

Promotes the business benefits of seeking new markets overseas.

Services offered:

It will link local businesses with the support available for companies to either export for the first time or expand their existing exporting activities into additional countries.

Surrey Connects