Business support

Information and advice about how West Sussex County Council and partners can support your business.

COVID-19 business support

Information and advice on temporary and targeted measures to help support people and businesses through the disruption caused by COVID-19.

Support from WSCC

A summary of where to find more information on a range of services linking with businesses.

Partner organisations

A range of regional and local organisations supporting businesses across West Sussex.

Coast to Capital Growth Hub

Our Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) that includes all of West Sussex in its area.

The Business Hothouse

The Business Hothouse offers free support to pre-start and established businesses in the Coast-to-Capital area.


RISE offers free support to help West Sussex businesses innovate using expertise from the universities of Brighton and Sussex.


The Low Carbon Across the South and East (LoCASE) programme is designed to help businesses across the South and East make the transition to a low carbon economy.

Brexit Support: EU Transition Period

New rules and actions you can take when doing business with Europe.

Business networks

Find information on networks and groups to support your business.

Coworking and shared offices

Details of locations offering collaborative workspaces in West Sussex.

Attracting and retaining talent

The Government is incentivising businesses who employ young people to help them get into jobs. Discover a few of the different schemes available to businesses in the county.

Low carbon and green business support

Find out about the shared commitment to limit global warming by 2030.