Small Business Support

Business Information Point have been providing high-quality business support and advice across Devon for over 30 years.

We have a team of highly experienced business advisors who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise working to help people start or grow their businesses. All of our business advisors have a wide-ranging knowledge of many business sectors and types, from pre-starts to larger enterprises, and understand the challenges that businesses face as they start and grow.

At any one time, we are usually working on a number of business support programmes offering various types of support for new and existing businesses. This support is normally fully funded (depending on eligibility criteria) through various sources such as local authorities as well as Government funding.

The business support we provide usually includes one-to-one advice with one of our experienced advisors, complemented by a variety of business skills workshops and online learning.

Our funded support

Prosper Business Support

Prosper Business Support

Free business support for pre-start and existing businesses in Mid Devon, East Devon and Exeter.  

This specialised support is designed to help businesses and entrepreneurs improve productivity, reach net zero goals, move into new markets, develop new products, take on staff and a whole lot more. Choose from four areas of support.


Pathway to Net Zero Business Support

Pathway to Net Zero

Free support for businesses in Plymouth looking to take either their first step or next step in adopting more environmentally conscious processes and moving towards becoming Net Zero.

The programme will be delivered via a combination of one-to-one sessions, workshops, and self-learning resources. Read more about the benefits of working towards Net Zero here.


West Devon & South Hams Business Support

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Free support for businesses in the West Devon and South Hams area. The programme is open to all businesses regardless of sector or size, as well as anyone thinking of or in the process of becoming self-employed. Get one-to-one support with an experienced business advisor.


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Supporting you

Starting a Business

Got a great idea but don't know where to start? Find out what support we can offer to help you get your business off the ground.


Growing a Business

Our expert advisors can help identify opportunities for growth and help you obtain funding to take your business to the next level.


Grants & Funding

Find out what business funding is available in your areas. We can also work with you to submit a strong application.


Case studies

We're delighted when we hear how we've helped local businesses. Here's a handful of our client success stories.

The Cabin Company

The Cabin Company