Start a business in Fylde Borough

The idea of starting your own business can be incredibly exciting and who can blame you for being tempted?

Fylde Council’s Economic Development Team have a wealth of start-up experience; some of the team have set up their own businesses. Please use the Let’s Talk form to send them a message, and they’ll have a chat with you as soon as they can. In the meantime, please read on…

Approximately 75% of all businesses in the UK are privately owned and have no employees. Also, it is claimed that, at any one time, up to 40% of the working population is dreaming of joining them! However, the sad truth is that far too many new enterprises fail in the early stages. Our aim is to make sure that you don’t become one of them.

The good news is that there are steps that you can take to give your business the best possible chance of success. This guide explains the key subjects in simple English with links to more detailed articles.

Step-By-Step guide to starting your own business in Fylde

Internal and External Support

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Grants and Finance

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Business Networking

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