Looking for office space
Space for Growth is a government scheme that offers surplus office space in government buildings to start-ups, small businesses, social enterprises and charities free of charge or low cost.
Find out more: www.gov.uk/rent-government-workspace
Enterprise Zones could also help businesses locate some start up space.
In Swindon and Wiltshire, visit www.theenterprisenetwork.co.uk for local provision of competitively priced workspace and meeting facilities
Find out more: http://enterprisezones.communities.gov.uk/.
Small business tax relief has been extended for a year. If a business's property has a rateable value below £18,000 (£25,500 in Greater London) it would be considered a small business.
For more information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-business-rate-relief/small-business-rate-relief
What happens to benefits if an individual wants to start up a business?
If a person is unemployed, the new Enterprise Allowance Scheme provides money and support to help start a business.
For more details visit: www.gov.uk/moving-from-benefits-to-work/starting-your-own-business