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Looking to start a business in Derby?  We can make that happen.

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Derby has a strong industrial background and proud heritage particularly in the railway, engineering industries.  Derby of today has a population of around 250,000 people and still home to UK industrial giants, Toyota, Bombardier, Rolls Royce and Royal Crown.


Large businesses aside, Derby is also a great place to start a small business too.  As a small/medium sized city in the Midlands, it has excellent transport links and infrastructure in place.  It’s located close to neighbouring Nottingham with Birmingham and Sheffield not too much further away.  It could be the ideal location for your new business.  Rents and rates are reasonably priced compared to larger cities and there is a good mix of demographics to market your products or services too.

If you’re interested in starting a new business in Derby, get in touch with BES and we’ll help you get started.  We could help you access a Virgin StartUp loan with advice and funding up to £25,000