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Business in Wyre Forest



A grant scheme to support local businesses to take on apprentices has been launched by Wyre Forest District Council. This is in addition to a number of national schemes to assist employers in taking on apprentices.

For more information please visit the Apprenticeship Schemes webpage.

Business Advice

Useful advice and information on starting or running a business can also be obtained from:

Business Central - Worcestershire

GBSLEP Central Business Portal

Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Useful Links to Business Advice and Information:

Business Rates
Inland Revenue
Licensing and Registration
Planning Permission
Trade Waste

Business Grants

Wyre Forest District Council provides grants to existing and start up businesses. To find out more information on grants please visit the Business Grants webpage.

Economic Data and Profile

View the current economic statistics for the Wyre Forest District.

Additional information can also be viewed at or
For further assistance please contact

Regeneration Initiatives

Wyre Forest District Council's Regeneration and Economic Prosperity Section work towards regeneration, economic development and sustainable tourism in both the urban and rural areas of the District.

View webpage on Regeneration Initiatives


Town Centre Management 


Useful Links 

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)
Association of British Credit Unions Ltd
Business Central - Worcestershire
Contingency Planning Guide
Find UK Accountant
GBSLEP Central Business Portal
Health and Safety
Hereford and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce
Information Service for Small Businesses

Jobcentre Plus
Kidderminster College
Inland Revenue
Learning and Skills Council
Online Telephone Directory
Patent Office
Postcode/Address Finder
Prince’s Trust
Skills Funding Agency
Trading Standards
Valuation Office
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This page was last reviewed 14 November 2013 at 16:08 by Maria Crabbe.
The page is next due for review 13 May 2014.
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