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Bury Council recognises that our business base is the key to building economic growth right across our borough and that business growth will have a direct benefit for everybody.

Along with our partners, we have packaged a range of information, expertise and support to help you.

Whether you are looking to develop your workforce through skills and training, grow your business or need signposting to loans, grants and alternative funding, Bury Council's bespoke 'Offer to Employers' can support you with your needs.

Bury Council and partners have packaged a range of information, expertise and support to maximise the growth of our local business base and prospective inward investors. Support available to businesses includes:

  • Identify potential employees and tap into the labour market
  • Access to recruitment events and open days
  • Information, advice and support from a dedicated Business Growth Advisor (you must trade business to business)
  • Signpost to loans, grants and alternative funding
  • Access to apprenticeship advice and support
  • Work with pre-employment programmes to fill vacancies
  • Support with workforce development, including skills and training
  • Tailored support to improve your workforce's health and wellbeing
  • Business start-up information, advice and guidance
  • Help to engage students within schools and colleges
  • Signpost to digital support.