Start a business

Start a Business

With cost-effective office and industrial space, excellent infrastructure connectivity and easy access to a highly skilled and motivated workforce, South Kesteven is the perfect place to start your business.

Start-up advice

If you’re looking to start up a business, InvestSK is here to help. We can guide you towards professional support to suit the stage of your journey.

Just briefly tell us about the nature of your enquiry and one of our team will get in touch to offer business support:

Business support enquiry

In the meantime, some business support organisations you might find helpful include:

  • The Government’s business support helpline offers help on starting and running a business. You can contact them Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm on 0300 456 3565. For more details about business and self-employment, visit their website. Further information on how the Business Support Helpline can help your business can be found here
  • The Federation of Small Businesses is a campaigning pressure group, promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Further information about how it can help your business can be found here
  • Established in 1982, NWES is one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit enterprise agencies. Its website offers a variety of resources and a free, interactive online platform ‘Start&Grow’ where users can develop a business plan. To find out more, email, call 08456 099 991 or head here
  • Business Lincolnshire is run by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership It’s designed to support businesses looking to develop and grow, pre-start or start-up businesses who need help to get their ideas off the ground and small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) located and operating in Greater Lincolnshire. Their website hosts a variety of useful information and resources for businesses including a toolbox with downloadable guides, free webinars, useful links and videos. Visit to find out more.


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