Business Support Provider Networks

The Southend Business Partnership - is a network of over 1500 business professionals across Southend. The Partnership brings together businesses from all sectors, sizes and backgrounds to share best practice, contacts, knowledge and news.

Essex Chambers of Commerce - is one of 52 regional Chambers accredited through the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), a not-for-profit membership organisation, attracting a wide range of businesses large and small.

Federation of Small Business (FSB), Essex - was established over 45 years ago to help members succeed in business, FSB is a non-profit making and non-party political organisation that’s led by its members, for its members.

Southend BID - was formed in 2013 to act on behalf of Southend-On-Sea town centre and seafront businesses to ensure that they can make the most of their combined potential and remain ahead of the competition and, via a strong collaboration, raise the profile of Southend.

Department for Business and Trade - provides expert international trade advice and practical support to UK-based companies who want to grow their business overseas.

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