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Advice for starting up your own business

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Start a new business

The different services offering you advice if you are starting your own business or social enterprise.

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Move to the Rochdale borough

All the assistance you'll need when relocating or expanding your business in to the borough.

Advice for writing a business
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Advice for writing a business plan

Where to go to get free advice when you're putting together your business plan.

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Grants and loans

Find out what grants and loans are available for new businesses.

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Financial support for new businesses

We’re offering new independent retailers opening in selected empty units, big business rates discounts and a start-up grant.

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Book a meeting or conference room

Find the ideal room for your next meeting or conference.

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Business training and events

Find out about local business events and training courses and providers.

Find a property for your new
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Find a property for your new business

Search for property or land that's available to rent or buy in the borough.

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Tender for council contracts

Find opportunities as a new business to deliver services across the borough.

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Information for business from the Information Commissioner's Office

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Get super fast broadband

A superfast internet connection makes your business more efficient, cheaper to run, and easier to develop.

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  • ​​​​​​​​​Policies and strategies - the way services are run and developed and decisions made are guided by a number of policy documents and strategies.

Invest in Rochdale

A place to live, work and invest. Rochdale is the perfect location for today's successful and ambitious business. Investors can expect to benefit from positive recruitment, great location,extensive support services and a good return on their investment.

Visit the Rochdale Development Agency website