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Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire business helpline

Free expert business help and advice is only a phone call away.

  • Do you run a business and need some advice?
  • Are you starting up a new business and need pointing in the right direction?
  • New to the area and want to know what business support is on offer?
  • Thinking about taking on an apprentice and want to find out how?

As part of our red carpet approach to business the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Business Helpline is continuing to provide support for business in all areas, and is on hand 6 days a week to help your business grow.

The helpline provides business with a single number to find advice on a number of subjects from a range of different providers, simplifying the process business go through when seeking advice.

So far we have helped over 550 businesses across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire find the advice they’re looking for.

What's on offer?

Free expert information on:

  • Access to funding
  • Starting up a new business
  • Tackling regulation and red tape
  • Marketing and business communications
  • How to grow your business
  • The environment and sustainability
  • Guidance around premises and land
  • International trade and exporting
  • Rural business
  • Learning how apprenticeships can benefit your business
  • And much more!

Contact us

Phone: 0300 111 8002 during the following opening hours:
Email: businessenquiries@stokestaffslep.org.uk
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm (except bank holidays)

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