Southampton Help for Start Ups

Southampton Business Start-Up offers a package of practical steps designed to put budding entrepreneurs in touch with an extensive and well-qualified support network.

The service, which has the backing of the multi-agency strategic partnership group Southampton Connect, provides a range of business support services.

Start Up Benefits:

  • FREE networking events
  • FREE Social Media training
  • 24 hour Legal Advice and FREE access to Business Care
  • Help with staff handbooks, legally compliant documents
  • Resourced and discounted training
  • FREE HR support
  • FREE business magazine, including discounted advertising
  • Promotion, discounts, mail shot and mailing help
  • FREE listings in the Hampshire Business Guide and top ranking on
  • Offers through Chamber Passport scheme
  • FREE on-line HR service supporting your own in-house staff
  • Resourced and discounted training
  • Full translation service heavily discounted
  • Complimentary Regus Card
  • International Trade services - pay up to 50% less for documentation
  • Access to expert International Trade team who can advise on entering new markets
  • Access to health care schemes for employees
  • Provision of maps for planning applications/licensing requirements
  • Quarterly Economic Survey reports
  • Lobbying support
  • Free audits and competitive options on Gas, Electricity, Water and Telecom