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Levels of self employment are the highest of all the districts in West Sussex 15.3% of working age residents run their own businesses, compared with 10.4% in West Sussex and 11.0% across the South East as a whole.

Think Horsham District for Starting a Business

The Horsham District has a strong entrepreneurial culture and an excellent track record of business start-ups.

For most people starting a business will be a life-changing decision and for many will mean giving up the security of being an employee with paid holidays and other benefits. Before taking the plunge it will need careful research to ensure the business idea is feasible and it will provide an income.

Horsham District Council supports small businesses through Horsham Microbiz, a highly successful annual business to business event which HDC started in 2003. Microbiz is aimed at all small businesses in the District, whether home based or in commercial premises. It also provides a treasure trove of information for anyone thinking of starting a business. The latest Microbiz programme is always on the website, along with contact details and information on local suppliers for all the things you'll need once you start your business.  

Great Business
 is the government online resource for business, with a wealth of useful advice and information for anyone thinking of starting a business.

The Business Support page on this website has contact details for many other useful organisations including banks, accountants and solicitors as well as HM Revenue and Customs and business mentors. There are also useful seminars and webinars to help get you started.

StartUp Britain - http://www.startupbritain.org/
StartUpBritain is a national campaign and web platform supported by HM Government. It seeks to help start-ups and support businesses wanting to grow, with links to useful resources and offers from leading brands. The campaign is being run by a team of 8 business owners and entrepreneurs, with strong backing from the government. Why not join in today?

Horsham District Council supports small businesses through Horsham Microbiz, a highly successful annual business to business event which HDC started in 2003. Microbiz is aimed at all small businesses in the District, whether home based or in commercial premises. It also provides a treasure trove of information for anyone thinking of starting a business. The latest Microbiz programme is always on the website with the contact details and information of local suppliers in the District for the things you will need once you start your business.  




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