Start Up Loans in Brighton & Hove
Let’s Do Business Start Up is now on hand to help residents of Brighton & Hove who are looking for Start Up Loans to fund new businesses.
Submit a Starting Your Enterprise form online today and you could be well on your way to becoming an entrepreneur with your very own new business on the south coast. Don’t forget to read through our Start Up Loans checklist to make sure your Starting Your Enterprise form is processed smoothly.
You can also read our step by step guide to the start up loans process to get your business off the ground.
Starting a new business in Brighton & Hove
Often termed ‘London by the sea’, Brighton and Hove is only 50 minutes from central London and 30 minutes from Gatwick Airport. Its location also gives businesses easy access to European markets with the Channel Tunnel 100 only miles away.
Brighton and Hove are known for their creative and alternative culture, with many sole traders emerging in these areas.
Whilst they have a wealth of business sectors, including social enterprise and third sector projects, Brighton and Hove is home to a cluster of vibrant and growing software development companies. According to Wired Sussex, the average digital firm in the area is growing 14% above the national average.
The hugely popular Brighton Digital Festival is held annually and there are many micro businesses that provide outsourcing services to financial, media and technology businesses based in London.
The workforce in Brighton and Hove ranks fifth in the country for qualifications, behind Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and London.
The two universities in the City have strong links with the business community and are very supportive of helping local companies to create and develop new products and market opportunities.
Almost 8,500 new businesses started in Brighton last year, with almost 2000 start-ups in Hove, only being beaten by London, Birmingham and Manchester.
If you’d like more information regarding start up loans or tips on how to progress with your business plan, you can read blogs from the Let’s Do Business Start Up team here, or visit our resource centre for a host of invaluable information and insights from successful entrepreneurs.
Brighton & Hove start up case studies