This is a bit of a well kept secret. And you do not need to be a member of the Chamber! Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce provide a Free Business Advice Service for any small business (less than 5 employees) in the Thames Valley.
Here is a short summary of the service.
FOR PRE-START AND SMALL BUSINESSES
UNLIMITED FREE, CONFIDENTIAL, ONE HOUR SESSIONS
AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE REGION
Weekday daytime in Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Reading or Slough
Evening sessions are available upon request
With in-depth knowledge of running and helping both small and large businesses
GENERAL ADVICE AND COACHING FOCUSING ON:
- Setting up and Running a Business
- Business Planning
- Operations and Staff Management
- Sales & Marketing
- Financial Controls
- Funding Options
- Grooming a Business for Sale
Sessions are by appointment only. You can’t just turn up.
This is a link to the flyer with contact details:TVCC Free Business Advice Service