Starting your business
Last updated 22 January 2024
1. Your business
Starting up a new business can be exciting as well as daunting, but having access to the right business information and advice can help you through this process.
Stockport is an entrepreneurial town, with one of the highest business start-up rates in the North West. This exceeds the regional and national levels and the number of businesses in the borough continues to rise.
Located within a major conurbation, new start businesses in Stockport have access to a wealth of expertise from a range of sources. This helps prospective new businesses to find the right finance, premises, advice and customers to assist in their growth.