Support for creative enterprise is available across a variety of public services and independent organisations across the county.

Buckinghamshire Local Authorities:

Buckinghamshire Independent organisations:

  • Bucks Community Action
    01296 421036

    Is the rural community council for Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes, supporting rural communities and voluntary organisations. Advice and information on local and national organisations offering support to rural enterprises.
  • Bucks Economic and Learning Partnership
    01296 383805
    Acts as a clearing house for inward investment enquiries forwarded from SEEDA, the regional development agency for the Southeast.
  • Enterprise Hubs
    0845 603 4013
    Free pre-start and start-up and development business advice.

Regional

  • Arts Council South East
    0865 300 6200
    A national development agency for the arts, supporting a range of artistic activities from theatre to music, literature to dance, photography to digital art, carnival to crafts.
  • Business Link - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
    01844 210 430.
    Business Link is the our regions key free business support agency offering advice and support over a wide range of services.
  • SEEDA
    01483 484200
    Is responsible for the sustainable economic development and regeneration of the South East of England.

National

  • Chambers of Commerce
    Membership organisation providing training, networking, services, events, research
  • Inland Revenue
    08459 154515 - Newly self employed helpline
    0845 6070143 - New employers helpline
    regular workshop programme includes becoming self-employed and setting up a limited company.
  • The Princes Trust
    01372 825 164
    Business support and training programme for 14 to 30 year olds
  • Venture Navigator 
    A free impartial online service for new and small businesses created by a group of University Business Schools. Helps you assess yourself and your business, access information, ask questions online.