Help to grow your business

Find out how we can help you grow your business, from providing funding to supporting your business through the planning process, advice on how to break into new markets and developing new ideas. If you wish to find out more about the support available for your business, please contact us today.

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Business support and funding

If you need support with funding, training or you need help networking, we can support you and help your business to grow. Please contact us for advice on business support and funding

Promoting trade in our Market Towns

Our Market Towns Initiative is in partnership with business groups in Diss, Harleston, Loddon and Wymondham to develop local infrastructure plans and a variety of community events designed to increase footfall and trade within our market towns. To get involved, contact us about Market Towns.

Building control advice

CNC Building Control carry out the statutory Building Control work in South Norfolk.  If you need expert technical knowledge or advice prior to submitting an application, help and guidance for regulation compliance or simply to apply for Building Regulations, then CNC can offer you tailor-made engineering and support throughout the duration of your build. For further information email CNC Building Control or call 0808 168 5041. 

Commercial waste service tailored to your business

We offer an unrivalled local service from the largest fleet of waste collection vehicles in South Norfolk that are already servicing 57,000 properties each week. We offer an efficient, reliable service, tailored to suit the specific requirements of your business and the expertise to provide the service you need at a price you can afford. 

To see what we offer and how our commercial waste service can save you money, request a no obligation free quote.

Food safety, health and safety and environmental compliance

If you're thinking of expanding a food related business and needing advice about compliance with environmental and health and safety legislation, we can provide advice and support on how to meet the highest standards and legal requirements. Please contact us for further advice.

High quality, competitive business space

Looking for a larger business premises to expand your business? If you have spoken with commercial agents and are still struggling to find suitable business premises, we may be able to help. Find out more about business space and commercial property in South Norfolk.

Supporting your business through the planning process

Considering extending your current site or building a new business premises? We recommend that you contact us as early as possible in your project so we can talk through the options that might be available to you and ensure your journey through the planning system is as smooth and quick as possible.

Please contact us for further planning advice.

Other sources of help and support

Business Finance and Support Finder

Is a search engine to find government backed support and financing options for your business including grants, finance and loans, business support such as mentoring or consultancy along with separate funding for small or medium sized businesses.

Business is GREAT Britain

Provides information on where to find help and advice on how to scale up a business. There is information on how to make a business grow, break into new markets and develop new ideas

New Anglia Growth Hub

Provides support for businesses and those wishing to grow their business and expand across Norfolk and Suffolk. Bringing together a range of local and national business support from hundreds of sources, the growth hub is free and a place you can find help on subjects ranging from finance to exporting, resource efficiency to contract opportunities.

Norfolk Knowledge

Provides free business support and guidance through a network of experienced business professionals from around the county. They can help with growing your business, getting funding, assisting with strategic planning, managing governance and risk and writing budget and finance plans.

UKTI (UK Trade & Investment)

Work with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports. They encourage and support overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up and expand their business.

Useful information on growing your business from the Government including how to get extra funding, attract new customers and ideas on hiring new staff.