Starting a Business

Thinking about starting your own business? It can be challenging and exciting. You need thorough research and powerful planning to maximise your success. Our Economic Development Unit can help you.

We help you make sense of available resources:

  • Understand which government organisations can help you
  • Appropriate skills training for you
  • Help you identify available commercial land
  • Introduce you to business associations and networks in our area.


How to start a Business

Grants, Finance and Tax

Employing and Managing Staff

Employing Locally

For more information, please contact our Economic Development Unit by emailing