Business Support

Dorset Gateway

We help you access the right support to grow and develop your business.
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Finance & Funding

There are a variety of finance options available to businesses, find out which ones you may be eligible for

Skills & Training

Upskilling will future proof your business. Learn what opportunities are available to you

Support Services

There is a wide range of support services available to help your growth and development

Bid Writing

A high-value professional service assisting businesses to write and submit bids for funding

The Dorset Gateway, funded by the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership and delivered by Dorset Chamber, provides an informed and bespoke service, free to any Dorset based businesses looking for help to source appropriate available solutions for growth and development. 

The Gateway Business Advisor will discuss your business requirements and provide immediate assistance or may, where appropriate, research options in order to signpost to the most relevant commercial or publicly funded support.

The Dorset Gateway will provide:

A light touch diagnosis of your requirements to inform the service.

A Bespoke Service
A bespoke and informed service to source and access the right business support or funding available in the Dorset county area. This can range from mentorship and grants to marketing and business loans.

Professional Business Account Management
Delivered by the Dorset Gateway Manager.

Bid Writing Support Service
Supporting Dorset businesses to write and submit bids for funding that will enable growth through innovation and contribute to our goal of improving productivity in Dorset.