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Business Support Services

Invest East Yorkshire’s Business Support Services team offers a comprehensive range of services for start-up and established businesses, as well as inward investors.

Our team will ensure that you gain access to the support and services relevant to your business needs. Everything we do is designed to help businesses thrive in the East Riding area.

1-2-1 Advice

Our highly experienced and knowledgeable team of advisers understand how complex business can be. Every business is different, and your business adviser will work with you to understand where you are in your journey. Whether considering starting a business or already established, support is directly tailored to your specific needs and challenges to enable you to grow and develop.

In addition to the 1-2-1 support, there are a range of workshops and events designed to support your business.

You can contact the business support services team directly via email or telephone with any questions or queries:

01482 391622  01482

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There are a range of funding schemes available and businesses can access a variety of funds to support their growth and/or diversification plans.

Contact the team to discuss our current local funding or you can visit our funding portal East Riding 4 Business to search for wider grants, loans, venture capital, or awards relevant to your business needs.

East Riding 4 Business


In collaboration with partners, the Invest East Yorkshire team offers workshops, events and networking opportunities designed to support your business.

Our events are considered designed and delivered to meet the current needs of our business community.

To find out more about future events, visit our pages and book directly.


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The Business Support Services team manages The Supply Chain Network Supplier Directory. Created for businesses to showcase their products and services, the directory helps you to identify suitable companies to collaborate with, increase visibility, and generate new enquiries.

Register your company for FREE, to showcase your products and services as well as receive alerts on new opportunities / tenders relevant to your business.

The Supply Chain Network

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The Supply Chain Network opportunities map is available to businesses to help share intelligence regarding developments, tender/bid opportunities and requests for quotations.

Whether you are looking to identify an additional pipeline of opportunities and contracts to apply for or looking for a supplier yourself and want to post an opportunity the platform is free and easy to use.

The opportunities map platform is free and easy to use.

The Supply Chain Network


The Invest East Yorkshire Resource Portal is a one-stop-shop where businesses can find a variety of useful information, articles, videos, tools, and templates on an array of subjects from various sources to support your business growth. Register for free access and search hundreds of resources that can be tailored to your business needs.

IEY Resource Portal

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Understanding the wider business support landscape, we work closely with other services and partners to ensure that as a business, you get the appropriate support, advice, or funding from the most relevant source. Where required, we also directly contract with specific business or sector specialists to complement our existing services to deliver workshops, resources, and advice.

You can contact the business support services team directly via email or telephone with any questions or queries:

01482 391622 01482 391640


The team offer a variety of expertise against many business disciplines and sectors and collectively work together to ensure access to the most appropriate knowledge and experience the team have to offer. In addition, information, advice and guidance is accessed from across other internal departments including planning, licensing, business rates, environmental health etc as well as external partners such as universities, trade advisers, sector specialists etc.

You can contact the business support services team directly via email or telephone with any questions or queries:

01482 391622 or 01482 391640

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