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Support available

Whether you're a small business experiencing challenging times or your current employer is at risk of making redundancies, there is a range of initiatives and organisations available to support you. 

If you can't find the information you need, or you need one-to-one advice on your business needs or your own personal situation as an employee, please contact us:

Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Business Helpline
Telephone: 0300 111 8002
Email: businessenquiries@stokestaffslep.org.uk

Small businesses

There are many external factors affecting the performance and durability of small businesses across Staffordshire. All businesses will need to adapt in order to overcome the challenges faced.

Our support for small businesses page contains initiatives and help if your business is facing challenges.

Employers and employees

If you are considering making redundancies or your current employer is doing so please see our redundancy support pages for support and guidance.

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