“Cyber Security – protect your business against cyber threats”

Protect your business against cyber threats

Setting up a business

Set up a business – GOV.UK;

Free Business Start Up Support

Getting Finance

Apply for the Oldham Enterprise Fund here:

FUNDING – Oldham Enterprise Trust

The British Business Bank


Oldham Property search – contact OMBC Investment Team –

Oldham’s Independent Quarter – Contact the town Centre Team

Am I entitled to Business Rates relief? –


Who do I contact regarding a planning enquiry? Contact the Planning Administration Team

How do I tender for local business?

Contact theProcurement Team


Where can I get advice on Food Safety and Health & Safety? Contact Environmental Health, Chadderton Town Hall,

Where can I get advice on Trading Standards – Contact

How do I apply for a food and drink/entertainment licence? Contact the Licensing Team

Protecting your business assets

When a business is targeted by criminals, the costs involved can be huge. Valuable equipment and stock can be lost, premises may become damaged and staff morale can be impacted. And in more extreme cases, staff members can be injured. Therefore, in order to protect your business, it makes sense to put the right security measures in place. Follow this link to a comprehensive guide from RS Services to protecting your business premises, assets and staff from crime.”

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How can I reduce my overheads by reducing waste? Contact Business Waste Management

How can I save money on energy costs? Contact Energy Efficiency Support | Business Growth Hub


Recruiting people – Contact the Get Oldham Working team

Employing people and Employment Law –

Employing people – GOV.UK

Business Tax –

Expenses if you are self-employed –Expenses if you’re self-employed – GOV.UK

Workplace pensions: About workplace pensions – GOV.UK

Mortgages for new business owners: What you need to know. Starting a business and buying a home; can start-up entrepreneurs have their cake and eat it too?Read on here

Oldham economy gets £220k boost!