Start up Business Support from Kirklees Council

Kirklees Council has launched a new, free, Start Up Business Programme.   Open to all businesses in the Kirklees area who have been trading for under three years and those thinking of starting a business, the Start Up Programme offers a variety of free support to help small businesses take the next step.

Businesses can benefit from:

  • 121 meeting with a specialist advisor
  • 30 minute online workshops, predominantly focussed around social media and online selling
  • support navigating other council services such as Food Hygiene, Planning and Environmental Health
  • fact sheets on how to start business, licences, tax and National Insurance
  • property search support
  • 8 hour mentoring for eligible businesses

We are able to work with any business under 3 years, so please refer anyone who needs support.

Email for support is