Business Team

Business Support  

There are a range of organisations that provide support to businesses in a range of services such as advice, training and networking opportunities for businesses in the areas. 

Hart District Council - Economic Development Team

Work with and aim to assist businesses across both district to grow and prosper, and provide and signpost a range of services to help this happen. You can arrange a one-to-one meeting with the Economic Development Team to discuss your business needs and to find out how we support you. We can provide you with a range of advice including identifying local suppliers, help with property search, help with skills, jobs and training opportunities, exploring funding opportunities and identifying local business events. 

Start your own business book

This book has been produced as part of a project between Hart District council and Enterprise First to support local start-ups and SME's with the foundations to succeed in the District. 

To request your free copy of "Start your own business" please complete the following form.


Once completed a member of the Economic Development team will contact you to arrange a one to one meeting to discuss support available to you.

Start your own business book

Hart Business Support Service with Enterprise South 

In 2018 Hart District Council signed a 3 year partnership with Enterprise South who will provide free business support to businesses across the district. This programme is aimed at supporting start-up and SME's by offering free business mentoring, start-up checklist and, guidance for applying for funding. 


 Enterprise South is a not-for-profit- organisation offering business support and advice across the South East. They support over 3,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and small business each year. From pre-start through to companies looking to upscale, they help provide and solutions and connections to drive and economic activity in the area. 

Services include 

-  Writing and adapting business plans 

- Access to finance with our 

- Access to your own business adviser for 12 months 

- Mentoring services 

- premises search 

- Access to free workshops & masterclasses 

- Ongoing support via email & Zoom for a full year 

To register your interest with Enterprise South, please fill out this online form.


Hart Business Centre 

We are passionate about offering help and support to all businesses in the Hart District. Based at the Hart District Council office in Fleet Hampshire, the Hart Business Centre can offer a variety of different packages to suit your business. 

- Rent a desk 

- Virtual office

- Hire the meeting room 


 If you are interested in hosting an business event using the space available at Hart Business Centre, please get in contact with the team. 

Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we unable to offer Virtual Office space, networking events and meeting room hire. However, please express interest by emailing and we can keep you updated.

More information can be found on the Hart Business Centre web-pages. 

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