Contact us for business support

If you’re a Portsmouth business and need to access support, help and guidance, you can contact us by completing our online form. A member of the council’s Business Support team will get in touch with you as soon as they can.

The Portsmouth Business Support Service (PBSS) is ready to help your business to start, grow and thrive. Our priority is to grow Portsmouth’s economy. We can help you find the right advice, whatever stage your business is at.

We can help with:

  • Help through the Cost of Living crisis
  • Funding and finance advice
  • 1-2-1 mentoring
  • Business planning, marketing, HR advice
  • Training and skills development
  • Business intelligence and networking
  • Business premises search including market stalls
  • Intellectual property, patents, trademarks and copyrights
  • – a website for residents to find out about your business

PBSS is a new initiative led by Portsmouth City Council and Shaping Portsmouth with support from partners Business SouthFSBHampshire Chamber of CommerceSolent Business and Skills Solutions, Solent PartnersUniversity of Portsmouth and WSX Enterprise.

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