Small and medium-sized enterprises are significant contributors to the wider UK economy and the City of London, driving growth and employment. In fact, SMEs make up over 98% of all businesses within the Square Mile. The City of London Corporation is committed to encouraging and supporting enterprise and small business growth within the Square Mile, its neighbouring boroughs.
We offer a wide range of support and advice for smaller businesses, from advice on accessing finance and helping firms to find suitable premises, to support for establishing responsible business practices, sustainable and local procurement, and contingency planning processes.
The Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre is our dedicated service for small businesses and start-ups in the City, London and the UK, bringing together all the small business and SME services available from the City of London Corporation.
The City of London Corporation can help with the following:
• Starting a business
• Market Research and Business information
• Workspace in the City
• Business support webinars and events
• Networking opportunities
• Accessing finance and loans for young entrepreneurs
• Corporate social responsibility
• Health and Wellbeing
• Property Advice in the City of London
• Cyber Security