How we can help your business

Support for business

We value our business community and want to help you start, grow and succeed. We can give you free advice, support, training opportunities and access to expert help and funding opportunities.

Essex businesses of all sizes, from innovative young enterprises to long-established firms, can get support from the BEST Growth Hub: South East Business Hub.

Start-up businesses

We offer advice and guidance to help you start up a business. Support includes:

  • referring you to specialist advice on starting a business in Thurrock through NWES
  • putting you in contact with the right person to answer your business questions

Established businesses

We provide a variety of services to all types of businesses, including established businesses, such as:

  • free one-to-one support through our Thurrock Business Support programme, available to businesses in Thurrock and tailored to suit your business needs
  • free advice and support to improve your energy efficiency
  • free workshops to help you find new customers and win new contracts
  • putting you in contact with the right person to answer your business questions

Businesses looking to invest in Thurrock

We can help you take advantage of unique business opportunities at the heart of the Thames Gateway:

  • advice and support to businesses looking to locate or grow in Thurrock
  • help with your location enquiries
  • help to ensure you have access to the information and advice you need to aid your business decision

Contact us for more information about our regeneration and growth plans.

Regeneration Team
Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL

: 01375 652 271