Erewash Borough Council

Business Advice

Erewash Partnership

Please visit the Erewash Partnership website for more about local Business Advice.

Erewash Partnership is a non-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging industrial and commercial activity – the formation and development of small businesses – and promoting economic and social well-being.

Over 400 businesses, Erewash Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council, the University of Derby, schools and community organisations are involved in the Erewash Partnership.

Erewash Partnership works with business and public sector partners to deliver economic development projects in Long Eaton, Ilkeston and other areas in the Borough.

Erewash Partnership helps new and established businesses by providing information and advice on every aspect of running a business, including business start-up, survival, success and growth. Erewash Partnership also manages three business centres in Erewash offering a range of workshop, manufacturing and office space with flexible terms.

For more information and advice, please contact them via 0115 946 8839.

Business Directories

Business Directories for both Long Eaton and Ilkeston are maintained by the Erewash Partnership.

Please visit the Long Eaton biz and Ilkeston biz Town Centre websites for more information.

Business Grants

D2N2 is a a local enterprise partnership (LEP) for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Its purpose is to support and encourage economic growth in the D2N2 region.

D2N2 is one of the largest LEPs in England.

First Enterprise

First Enterprise are the leading responsible finance provider in the East Midlands and South Midlands.

They can provide business loans between £3,000 and £150,000. However they also provide pre-start-up advice and aftercare support. They can also help you to draw up a business plan and advise on maintaining a healthy cash flow. In addition they are able to provide training and offer PR/marketing support.

Or call them on 0115 942 3772

Alternatively you can email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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