Additional Business Support

Find out how our network of partners can help you in your start-up business journey.

The City Council works with a broad network of partners to help your business succeed.

These specialists can help you further in developing your business. 

Gloucester BID

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The Gloucester Business Improvement District (BID) is a business-led body, financially supported by over 600 City Centre businesses. Covering the boundary of Gloucester’s City Centre, it has been established to address issues of local security, improvements to the physical environment, events for the public to generate visitor visits, networking, and representation with public bodies.

If you are a new business to Gloucester City Centre, we would recommend you speak directly with their team for free local media exposure opportunities, and access to exclusive networking events.  

Federation of Small Business (FSB)

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The FSB are recognised as the national representative for small business, offering their members a voice in central government. Members can access a broad range of advice, including finance, employment law, business funding, and networking in their extensive community.

We would recommend contacting their South West team directly.  

Gloucester Chamber of Commerce

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The Chamber represents the voice of Gloucester's broad business community in discussions with a number of key partners. Specifically, they ensure that the interests of local businesses are prioritised in the development of the ongoing regeneration of the City of Gloucester.

The Gloucester BID works closely with the Chamber in its development, delivering a series of networking opportunities and events. Read more about the Chamber and the benefits of membership

These are only a few of the partners we can help with making introductions. If you're looking to connect in with someone, or don't know who you need to speak to, our team can signpost you in the right direction.


Phone: 01452 396838

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