Information about business support and organisations providing grants, finance and funding to businesses.
Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)
The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.
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For business information and advice across Somerset, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay
T: 03456 047 047
Heart of the South West Growth Hub
HM Government Business Support Helpline
Available Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm
T: 0300 456 3565
For local enquiries on other business support and business organisations
Somerset Local Authorities as part of our response to support businesses during COVID-19 are making funding available to support existing and new business networks, clusters, groups and entrepreneurs within Somerset
Starting a business is no easy task - these pages aim to provide you with the information you need to turn your idea into a reality by directing you to some helpful resources available to you. Mendip is a great place to start and grow - with high survivorship rates and a high quality of life, it's no surprise that we're home to over 4,000 businesses.
Information about organisations providing grants, finance and funding support to businesses.
Social enterprises trade to tackle social problems, improve communities, people's life chances, or the environment. They make their money from selling goods and services in the open market, but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community.