• Free Business Support and Advice

    Starting a business can be both exciting and challenging. Whether you are already a fledgling business or on the cusp of going it alone we will share key sources of advice and support

Starting a business can be daunting. You might have a great idea, a passion to deliver a service or an exciting new product. Make the most of the free advice and guidance that is available to help you turn your ideas into a business.

Bury Means Business works closely with local, regional and national support services to make sure you access free, specialist advice to make your start-up ambitions become a reality.

To speak with us about the support available to help you start, sustain or grow your Bury business, call 0161 253 6535 or email investin@bury.gov.uk.


The following organisations can provide you with up-to-date, appropriate and relevant advice and support:

Growth Company Business Growth Hub

GC Business Growth Hub

The Growth Company Business Growth Hub support businesses at all stages of their growth journey with a broad range of services. They offer expert one-to-one and peer-to-peer business support, events, specialist programmes, funding and much more. Business Growth Hub

People Plus

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People Plus deliver start up support programmes to people who are unemployed, claiming Job Seekers Allowance or looking to start a new business for themselves. People Plus


UENI logo

UENI will plan, design and launch your free website (terms and conditions apply - aimed at micro businesses - 0 to 5 employees). Join UENI - Claim your free website

interesting fact

Bury has retained purple flag status for the last three years. Areas awarded with a Purple Flag are recognised for providing a vibrant and diverse mix of dining, entertainment and culture while promoting the safety and well-being of visitors and local residents.