About Business Link

Business Link is government's online resource for businesses.

It contains essential information, support and services for you and your business – whether you work for a large organisation or are on your way to starting up.

Simple to use, up to date and practical, Business Link is the first place to go to find guidance on regulations and to access government services. It also has a number of useful online tools, calculators, and best practice case studies; and provides access to funding options, as well as wider support.

Business Link news

Business Link has launched two new services to help anyone looking to start up, improve and grow their business.

My New Business - Opens in a new window - provides people in the stages of starting their business with everything they need to know to get off the ground and plan for future success.

Growth and Improvement Service - Opens in a new window - provides straightforward, practical guidance for people who want to get more out of their business,  such as generating more sales, increasing profits, and saving time and money.

Our January 2011 survey of site visitors revealed that 89% of respondents are likely to use this site again and 79% are likely to recommend it (based on 1099 site visitors).


This site is a FANTASTIC resource for small businesses and is even more needed now that times are hard.

Customer feedback, Jan 2011 Onsite Survey

An ideal reference source for both consultants and those working in SMEs.

Chartered Institute of Marketing's Small Business Community