There are various resources in Watford that can help support and grow your business.
The Watford Chamber of Commerce is an independent voice for a vibrant business community in the town. Members benefit from training courses, business advice and guidance, events and networking opportunities.
The Going For Growth and Shakin It Up event held on the 6 March 2013 was a resounding success. Built on the foundations of the initial Going For Growth event in March of 2012, this year’s was tailored and focused to the wants and needs of the local business community. With more emphasis on the Expo side but still incorporating relevant keynote speakers, presentations and workshops the event had a vibrant, fresh and new feel with something for everyone. For more information and to get involved email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on Wenta, the enterprise agency for Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire and their My Incubator scheme - please visit our Business information and support page.
Throughout the county there is a wide choice of commercial property of all sizes, including purpose-built business and retail parks and industrial estates. For more information visit Hertfordshire County Council’s website.
Watford offers support and a wealth of opportunities for all types of businesses. Several business sectors are represented here and there are many opportunities for business to develop and thrive. For more information on the businesses already located in Watford and the sectors supported visit the Watford For You website.
The Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches.
For more information contact Caron Kendall, Development Manager - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, Federation of Small Businesses, Tel: 01525 875866, Mobile: 07917 628998.
For more information and help with your business through the credit crunch visit the following article.
In this section
- Environmental Services Enforcement Policy
- Helping you through the credit crunch - business and commercial advice
- Improvements to the Parade
- Licensing Act 2003 online applications
- Licensing sub-committee protocol
- One Watford Green Business Pledge
- Public registers
- Watford and Three Rivers Safety Advisory Group
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