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Supporting information and services from Business Link Northwest

Our partners Business Link NW are a support, advice and information service funded by government and managed in the North West by the Northwest Regional Development Agency. They are located off M6 Junction 31 in Preston and help businesses with access advice, information and skills.They run a telephone based call centre information service and diagnostic services which can signpost firms to appropriate forms of assistance. Business Link NW is part of a national network which can help with:

  • Planning, starting and expanding your business
  • Managing people
  • Training and development for you and your staff
  • Making the most of e-commerce and information technology
  • Managing cash flow and securing extra funding
  • Exporting
  • Business Improvement, benchmarking and networking
  • Tax issues, employment law and business regulations

A whole range of information from taxation to health and safety and employing people is available by clicking onto one of the bullet points listed below:

Information is provided on the telephone, online using our internet resources, by email or face to face. The enquiry line is open between 8 am and 8 pm Monday to Friday and 8 am and 2 pm at weekends on tel 0845 006 6 888.

Enrol for government services - click on the bullet point to access 

Enrol for government services - click on the bullet point to access 

UK Trade Tariff

Starting up

General regulations

Regulation updates

Tax deadlines

Licences and permits

Health and safety

Employing people

Starting up

Employing people

International trade

Environment & efficiency

Growth and improvement


If you want to submit information to be included on the site please e-mail: vhurst@furnessenterprise.co.uk

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