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Fenland for Business

Fenland for Business

Fenland for Business is responsible for supporting economic development and business growth in Fenland. Delivered by Fenland District Council, we are here to support new businesses to start, help local firms to grow and attract new investors to settle in the area.

We're experts on our region's economy with an excellent knowledge of our local businesses - what they do, how they work and what they need to continue being successful.

Supporting local economic growth

Our services support the activity of Fenland's businesses by proactively developing networks so organisations can make the most of new opportunities and tackle local business issues collaboratively.

Helping companies to get established and flourish

We're also here to help businesses thinking of establishing a presence in Fenland by supplying them with business critical information and helping them to develop strategic local connections. With our knowledge of the local economy, Fenland for Business is perfectly placed to provide unique and detailed insight that can inform strategic decision making by companies that call Fenland home and businesses that are new to or interested in the area.

Do you want to do business in Fenland?

If you need support developing your business or are thinking of bringing your company to the Fenland area, talk to us. We provide a professional, impartial and free service to any organisation. Once we have an understanding of your company's needs, we will provide you with the intelligence you need and connect you directly to the organisations and experts best equipped to help you succeed.

To find out more about what Fenland for Business can do for you, take a look here or get in touch.

Whether you have a great business idea, are looking to grow your existing business or are interested in establishing a presence in Fenland, we're here to help you with independent and free support. With our network of partner organisations and deep knowledge of the local economy, we can help with any business-related enquiry. Our particular specialisms lie in:

  • Finance and grant funding                
  • International trade
  • Property and development
  • Recruitment and skills
  • Resource efficiency
  • Supporting inward investors
  • Product Development and Research

We also manage a range of light industrial units and offices, including The Boathouse and the South Fens Business Centre, and organise a variety of networking and training sessions.

To hear about the latest national and local business support initiatives and upcoming events and webinars click here to join our mailing list.

Support for Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups

If you are an entrepreneur considering starting a business in Fenland you could be eligible for grant funding and strategic business support through the  Growth Hub. 

At this stage we are asking entrepreneurs to express their interest in getting this support.  Please use the short form on the link below to register your interest, after which a business advisor will contact you. 

Act now to maximise your chance for support since there is only a finite grant pot which will be available for 6 months (ending June 22).

Community Renewal Fund - Let's get started - CPCA Growth Hub

Support for Existing Small Businesses

If you have an existing business in Fenland and been trading for under 3 years with less than 3 staff you could be eligible for grant funding and strategic business support through the Growth Hub.

The support will equip you with leadership and business planning skills to expand into new markets, create more jobs, increase profitability and productivity. Your new business planning skills will optimise your opportunity to gain a grant, providing the financial support for your business growth.

At this stage businesses are asked to express their interest in getting this support.  Please use the short form below to register your interest, after which a business advisor will contact you. 

Act now to maximise your chance for support since there is only a finite grant pot which will be available for 6 months (ending June 22).

Community Renewal Fund - Let's get started - CPCA Growth Hub

 

 

 

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