Several different forms of support are available to all businesses. Support includes business planning, recruitment and marketing amongst other options.
Big Cumbria is a free and impartial business support programme helping eligible, small and medium sized businesses in Cumbria to exploit the benefits of technology and super-fast broadband. Their main focus point is enabling businesses to expand their custom through accessing the digital economy.
Cumbria Business Growth Hub aims to help your business unleash its potential. A focal point for businesses looking to increase their Competitiveness and grow, it offers a great choice of advice, training networking and more, all tailored to your needs.
CREA helps businesses of all types who are looking for support to either set up or expand in Eden. It is one of three enterprise agencies within the county which service the Cumbrian business community, known as the Cumbrian Local Enterprise Agency Network (CLEAN).
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce describe themselves as being the voice of Cumbrian business representing both small to medium enterprises and larger corporate organisations. Membership of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce opens up a wealth of free essential business information and advice, a busy events diary with great networking opportunities, International Trade support, and discounts on a whole range of services.
The University of Cumbria Business Services provide support and guidance from helping businesses to set up, through to their successful sustainability and growth.