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Useful links

The startup with FSP team have collated links to useful resources set out below for anyone who is looking to set up a new business.


Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator 

The Funding Escalator was set up to provide support and development for early-stage Berkshire SMEs.

Business Growth Hub

The TVB LEP established the Business Growth Hub to provide free (or subsidized) advice and support for Berkshire business.

Commercial Property

Occupiers guide to leasing premises

To understand some of the key things to look out for and be aware of when leasing premises, please see this guide.

Introduction to Business Rates

For more information regarding business rates payable on premises.



The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) can help explain your obligations as an employer and publishes free guides on how to handle some of the most common workplace issues.

Commercial and technology

Information Comissioner’s Office

This link will assist you in registering your organisation with the Information Commissioner’s Office.