Business Advice Service

Established Businesses

Derbyshire Dales businesses have access to our dedicated business adviser, Christina Trindade. Christina can provide advice for businesses looking for grant funding. She can also provide advice on how to grow your business or signpost those who may have specific issues that they need assistance with.

  • Contact: Christina Trindade
  • Telephone: 01629 761330
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Pre-Start and Start-Up Businesses

As part of the Vision Derbyshire project, pre-start businesses and those trading for under 12 months (start-ups) can benefit from one-to-one advice.

To access Vision Derbyshire's services, please first register your interest.

If you are not sure which of our advisers you would like to speak to, please complete our request form and someone will get in touch with you to provide assistance.

Help for Your Business

Starting Your Business

When setting up your own business, preparation is key - we're here to provide guidance and signposting to ensure you are well equipped to deal with the journey ahead. Get the information you may need when starting up and running your business, as well as further advice and useful links.

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Running Your Business

Setting up and running a business can be a challenge but help is on hand from Derbyshire Dales District Council and others to help make the journey as painless as possible. Established businesses can get help directly from our business adviser and many other useful resources.

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Growing Your Business

Once your business is well-established and profitable you may want to grow and expand it further. If you are not satisfied with maintaining your current operation and want to increase your market share, and profits, you'll need to develop a solid strategy for business growth.

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Funding Your Business

Whether you are looking to launch a start-up, expand your current business, or become more resource efficient, you will most likely need some financial support. Business funding can come in many forms and we are ideally placed to advise you on the latest and most suitable options.

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More Business Help and Information

  • Business Advice Service

    Looking for grant funding? Need advice on growing your business? Contact us for business support; If we can't help directly, we'll point you in the right direction to find the help you need.

     
  • Economic Plans and Area Information

    The Council's aims, priorities, and actions, are published in the Economic Plan, which sits alongside our current Covid Economic Recovery Plan.

     
  • Economic Research and Insights

    Research to inform decisions about our local economy, including insights into the volume and value of tourism, and business needs and trends across the district.

     
  • Meet The Team

    Whether you are just starting out, or have been in business for some time, we're here to help with all of your business needs.

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    We're here to help with all of your business needs.

    • Steve Capes - Director of Regeneration and Policy
    • Amanda Brown - Economic Development Manager
    • Gill Chapman - Economic Development and Tourism Officer
    • Nancy Maitland - Economic Development and Tourism Officer
    • Christina Trindade - Business Adviser

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