Business Support

We are committed to helping individuals and businesses start-up, thrive and grow. We will help you find the support you need more easily, from a range of services available here in Central Bedfordshire, and beyond. We are working hard with a range of other organisations, both public and private, to offer the most comprehensive range of support that meets your needs exactly.


Our partners include Enterprise Agencies, Chambers of Commerce, Job Centre Plus, the Federation of Small Businesses and our local Enterprise Partnership; SEMLEP.

Setting Up a Business


Wenta offer business start-up advice and guidance, business training and development opportunities, business centre premises and education programmes.

Central Bedfordshire Council

Central Bedfordshire Council Business Support team will guide you through the steps from setting up in business to achieve your business goals. If you have relocated to the area, you will receive one to one support from their aftercare service.

Princes Trust Enterprise Programme

The Enterprise Programme helps people start in business. For people who are 18-30 are exploring the idea of starting a business.

Public Protection Advice

The Public Protection team at Central Bedfordshire Council offer business training, advice and audits to make it easy for you to comply with legal requirements, reduce your risks and and save you money.

SEMLEP'S Growth Hub

SEMLEP’s Growth Hub is here to help local businesses realise their ambitions through free impartial information, advice and guidance. The Growth Hub have expert knowledge of the national and local business support available