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Sources of advice for businesses

The Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) programme provides free support to eligible organisations in Suffolk and Norfolk to help them become more energy efficient. BEE has a limited pot of European funding to support participating businesses to implement the next generation of energy efficiency measures. Register your interest:
t: 01473 350370
e: beeanglia@groundwork.org.uk
www.beeanglia.org

Business Library, located within the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library in The Forum. It houses a large collection of business directories, market research reports, periodicals, newspapers, company information, guides to business and company law and more.

Franchise Development Services provide a full one-stop shop of specialised services dedicated to assisting people who want to start a franchise business.
t: 01603 620301
www.fdsfranchise.com/

GradsEast provides fast, free help with graduate recruitment in the east of England.
t: 0845 234 2314
e: gradseast@i10.org.uk
www.gradseast.org.uk

Jobcentre Plus helps employers to fill their vacancies.
t: 01603 248700
www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk

New Anglia Growth Hub 
Growing or starting a business? New Anglia Growth Hub advisers can help. Micro Grants Scheme has grants from £1,000 to £10,000 for established and growing micro, small or medium sized business.
www.newanglia.co.uk/business-support

The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is calling for local businesses to apply for a grant between £1,000 and £10,000. www.newanglia.co.uk/micro-grant-scheme
e: growthhub@newanglia.co.uk
t
: 0300 3336536

Norwich Enterprise Centre is a physical and virtual one-stop-shop, based in Norwich city centre. Provides information and support to potential entrepreneurs, business start-ups and local businesses with growth ambitions. The Enterprise Centre is managed by NWES.
t: 01603 227852
www.nwes.org.uk

NWES provides professional advice and training to existing business and individuals wanting to set up in business. It can provide bursaries and loans as well as managed workspace in Norwich and across the county.
t: 01603 628715
www.nwes.org.uk

Open to Export is the Government supported free, online community for UK companies looking to grow internationally. It brings together experts from across the private sector and government agencies to help small and medium sized UK businesses successfully enter international markets.
http://opentoexport.com

The Prince's Trust is a national charity offering practical solutions to help young people to 'get their life working'. The trust offers a variety of programmes to help develop confidence and skills, as well as providing finance and other help to those considering starting a business.
t: 01603 306192
e: Norfolk@princes-trust.org.uk
www.princes-trust.org.uk

UKTI: Looking to grow your business? Have you thought of exporting? To find out how you can develop your exports, contact UKTI.
t: 0845 641 9955
www.ukti.gov.uk/eastofengland

UnLtd provides funding and support to individuals within the Norwich City Council area who wish to become social entrepreneurs and set up a social enterprise.
t: 0207 5661100
www.unltd.org.uk