Supporting your business

We are dedicated to supporting SME's and local businesses.

Invest in South Lakeland

Invest in South Lakeland provides advice and support to local businesses and those considering relocating to South Lakeland.

We are now partnering with the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce to provide a package of free business support. This is available for both existing businesses and those looking to start up.

Cumbria Business Growth Hub

Cumbria Business Growth Hub provides free business support to help your business grow. It offers advice, training and networking for your business needs. 

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce membership lets you access free business advice, networking opportunities, international trade support, and discounts on other services.

Cumbria Business Environment Network

Cumbria Business Environment Network (CBEN) provides environmental management solutions from initial concept and implementation of systems through independent auditing and certification. It also helps with other commercial services including Carbon Footprinting, Transport Planning Resource Efficiency, Environmental Advice, Energy Monitoring and Legislation Compliance.

Federation of Small Businesses

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is a national organisation representing small businesses and the self employed with an active membership in Carlisle and across Cumbria. They provide an extensive range of member benefits and also support a range of business networking events.

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