Business Support and Grants

Business Charter
Our Business Charter establishes a working relationship between us and local business. Its aim is to improve the overall economic performance and prosperity across the District.
Local Enterprise Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP)
LEAP is a partnership seeking to grow the local economy through the creation of new jobs and businesses.
Reasons To Do Business
Find out more about what makes the Lewes District a great place to start up a business, grow or relocate.
Funding Opportunities
Funding Opportunities available to businesses and community organisations based in the Lewes District.
Business Support and Advice
We support businesses across the district in a number of ways and offer guidance to other organisations with specialist knowledge and advice.
Recession Relief
We are committed to supporting business through an economic downturn and offer help wherever we can.
Fair Trading
Register your company as an approved trader for The Good Trader scheme- Buy With Confidence.
We offer information and support to businesses looking to expand or relocate into the Lewes district.
Rural Business
Dedicated information on a wide range of programmes, projects, services and financial support available to rural business operating within the district.
Business Continuity
Businesses may be at risk without planning for unpredictable events and how to deal with the effects when they do.
Active and Healthy Workplace Initiative
Information on the Sussex Active and Healthy Workplace Initiative to help local businesses improve the health and wellbeing of their workforce.