If you are thinking of starting up your own business do take advantage of the free business support available. The following organisations can help you make sure your great idea succeeds:
Business East Sussex website – connects start-ups with support organisations, services, information and events to enable them to reach their growth potential.
Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency Ltd (Edeal) website – a not-for-profit enterprise agency. Provides confidential and impartial business advice including workshops and counselling for start-ups in Eastbourne and the Lewes District.
Local Enterprise Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP) website – a free business start-up programme in the Lewes District. Provides workshops and the opportunity to participate in 1-2-1 business mentoring and a chance to win a cash prize of £2,500 to help start an enterprise.
Locate East Sussex website - provides impartial advice on finding your first commercial premises and available sources of funding.