Support organisations


General business support

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership business portal

Provides access to a range of information and resources to help your business grow and prosper. From locating to starting your business in Leeds to trading or finding investment for business expansion - you'll find information here to suit a wide variety of business needs.

West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

A local business network offering support and advice to businesses of all sizes and from different sectors. Support includes searching for business finances, help finding new customers, business advice, events and networking.

Business is Great

A government backed campaign providing support, advice and inspiration for new and growing businesses. Provides access to a business support tool providing details of schemes by location and sector to support individual business's needs.

Federation of Small Business

The FSB is a campaigning pressure group that exists to promote and protect the interests of the owners and managers of small to medium-sized businesses in the UK.

Gov.UK Business Section

Provides an A to Z of useful business tools, guidance and links to futher support for business and the self-employed.

Starting a business

COBRA - Complete Online Business Reference Adviser 

Available through library membership with Leeds Library and Information Service, Cobra provides a  one-stop shop of information for business start-ups.


Business support and advice on the phone or online