Thinking of Starting A Business

    Have you ever dreamt of starting your own business, had an idea for a new product or service and for whatever reason the opportunity has now arisen to take the next step ?

    The Borough of Stafford is a great place to start a business and we have the supportive environment to help you to maintain your business. 1000 new businesses during the past 3 years have moved into the Borough.

    Over 5000 small businesses have made the Borough their home representing 84% of all of our businesses. We have great business survival rates, higher than across England and the West Midlands.

    Our ‘one stop shop‘ for start ups provides FREE, confidential and bespoke start up support from business planning through to information on funding and grants.

    If you would like to discuss your ideas with us and how we can support you please enquire now with your ideas and plans and we will be delighted to help. Alternatively email economy@staffordbc.gov.uk or telephone 01782 619000.

    Guidance on tax and registering your business can be found on the Gov.uk website.

    Good luck with your new venture.

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