Other Resources

Leeds Business and IP Centre provide face-to-face support in all aspects of starting and growing a business.  They help customers to protect the intellectual property of their products and services and provide access to market research and company information.  Their free business events and workshops provide attendees with support and advice, and the chance to network, in a friendly and accessible environment.  Their services are available to residents and businesses in the Bradford district, and include:

  • enterprise club with short talks on key topics (details and bookings here)
  • business start-up workshops (details and bookings here)
  • 1:1 advice sessions
  • business resources library

T:  0113 247 8266

E: bipcleeds@leeds.gov.uk

W:  www.bipcleeds.org


The government’s, Business Support Helpline, provides phone and online help with starting and running a business:

T:  0300 456 3565

Textphone:  0191 581 0052

E:  enquiries@businesssupporthelpline.org

W:  www.gov.uk/business-support-helpline

Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), provide advice on self-assessment:

T:  0300 200 3310

textphone:  0300 200 3319

8am to 8pm Monday to Friday

8am to 4pm Saturday

If you have a National Insurance number and Self Assessment Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) have them with you when you phone.

HMRC also provide online help and support including free webinars, videos and e-training, including information on:

  • setting up and running your own business
  • registering for self-assessment and completing your tax return
  • record keeping
  • self-employed business expenses


Invest in Bradford, provide everything from relocation and property advice, recruitment and retention support to accessing finance and grants.  They act on your behalf as a gateway to all Bradford Council’s services for businesses.  Further information can be found here.

T:  01274 437727

E:  info@investinbradford.com


Information on Bradford Council’s services for businesses can be found here:


If you would like to talk through what is available to you then please get in touch on 0800 953 9503