Supporting your Start Up Business

Setting up your own business can be as scary as it is exciting, and at the Norfolk Chamber we’re here to help you make the most of the opportunities available.

Whether you are looking to build your network, meet new clients, make yourself known in Norfolk, looking for advice and support or just want your voice to be heard; being a member of the Norfolk Chamber will help you achieve your business goals. 

We've been helping Norfolk businesses for over 120 years, and here is how being a member can help your start up business:

We will help customers find you

Is there anything more frustrating than having a great product/idea/service…. But no one knows about it?

As a member the Chamber’s website, social media channels and magazine are there for you to use as a PR platform to make the Norfolk business community sit up and take notice of your new enterprise.

You can upload your news, events, blogs and offers onto our website which averages 9,500 visitors a month. Your content is then shared over our social media channels to a combined following of over 14,000. Finally your content is put forward automatically into our bi-monthly magazine for editorial space with an average readership of 10,000

You also get a listing in our online diretory and this will act as your 'shop window' to allow potential customers to search and find you.

We will help support & protect you

SupportSo you’re out, you’re on your own and then a few questions come up that you don’t know the answer to.
 

What insurance do I need for my business?”

“What if I get a HMRC enquiry”

 “I want to recruit an employee, what paperwork do I need”

For these and the many other questions/problems that may arise being a member of the Norfolk Chamber gives you inclusive access to advice and support services that are available whenever you need and as many times as you need.
 
This includes:
 
  • 24/7 advice lines for Legal, Tax ,HR & Health and Safety
  • Document librarys for templates for contracts, invoices, debt recovery, recruitment
  • Legal expenses insurance covering licence protection, data protection act, prosecition defence etc.
  • Tax investigation protection from any HRMC enquiries and investigations.

We will get you talking to the right people

NetworkingWhether you love to network or hate it, the fact is that is still works when it’s done right.

And with 120 years of experience doing networking events, we’ve gotten pretty good at getting them right.

Our events are made up of a great mix of business of all sizes and sectors so that no matter what type of business you’ve just started there will be people worth you speaking to.

The emphasis at our events is establishing business relationships, it’s not about swapping as many business cards as you can with as many people as you can.

We have a number of ways of making sure that you get the most from every event you attend:

  • Dedicated events team  on the day
  • Delegate list provide 48hrs before the event
  • Networking icebreakers
  • Expert and interesting speakers
  • 80+ business in attendence
  • Mixture fo sectors and sizes of business

We can do all this..... for just £8.25/Month

Cost to joinFor any business that has been trading less than 2 years the cost to join is just £8.25 + VAT a month for your first year of membership.

For less than the cost of a few of cups of coffee a month your business can benefit from being part of the largest business network in Norfolk.

So the final question is.... what are you waiting for?

Join today or give us a call on 01603 729704 or email jason.williams@norfolkchamber.co.uk