Growing your business

2. Support and advice

Take time out to learn new business skills and meet other new start businesses through business start-up workshops and events. Talking about your business idea and understanding common issues for new business start-ups can be invaluable in helping to plan and grow your new business.

Library Services for businesses

The Ask About Business Programme is available through the local library network across Greater Manchester. It provides a wealth of information and advice for businesses of all sizes. Services include:

  • Patent & IP Clinics
  • free Online Information Resources
  • company and sector information
  • information workshops

Business Networks and events

One of Stockport’s major strengths is its active and inclusive business community, which welcomes new businesses and supports business growth. Business networking events provide useful business information, the chance to explore new business ideas and an opportunity to meet other business leaders from across the borough. For a list of business to business networking opportunities please download the document below.

Directory of networking meetings

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For further details of events and workshops in Stockport use the button below.

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