Business support is provided by Dacorum Borough Council's Econimic Wellbeing team


How we can help your business?

Dacorum Borough Council’s Economic Wellbeing team are here to help your business thrive, whether you are a large established business, or a small start up or home worker looking for support.

  • We offer free one to one business advice,
  • We can provide low cost workshops on a wide range of topics,
  • We offer help with apprenticeships and skills analysis,
  • We can provide networking opportunities,
  • We can help keep your business costs down and provide virtual office services

In addition,

  • The Maylands Business Centre provides office and light industrial space for businesses looking to start up their business or move out of their homes into their first commercial premises.

For further information and free advice, please contact or call 01442 531002 (quoting Business Support).



Other support services

Please click on the links below for further advice

Dacorum BC Economic Wellbeing Team

The team promotes inward investment to the district, offers business support and advice (including signposting to the other business support organisations), maintains and generates economic data and intelligence as well as acting as an advocate for business in the district. For further information and free advice, please contact or call 01442 531002 (quoting Business Support)

Small Business Forum

The Small Business Forum is a group which meets  to discuss issues they may have had the preceding month, with a view to helping each other. Companies are eligible to join if they are based in Dacorum and have less than 50 employees.  At the start of each meeting there is a useful short presentation on a topic of the groups choice and in the past have included marketing, employing staff and tax issues.

The meetings are FREE and are held on the first Wednesday of every other month between 10a.m. and 12 noon at Maylands Business Centre.
To find out more please email Lesley Crisp on a Monday or Tuesday or Liz Dand on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday or telephone both on 01442 531003.

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Hertfordshire Growth Hub

The Hertfordshire Growth Hub is a partnership between the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the European Regional Development Fund, Exemplas and the University of Hertfordshire.

The Growth Hub aims to be the go-to service for established businesses in the county, with the drive and potential to grow, helping them find and use high quality locally-sourced support and expertise.

The Growth Hub offers free of charge, one-to-one support from experts specialising in skills, finance, technology and productivity, sales and marketing and inward investment. Based on a thorough evaluation of your business ambitions, the specialist business advisers will tailor an appropriate action plan and help you find any funding available for it.


Events are regularly run across the county and are based around the specialist advice areas. These interactive events feature guest presenters and industry experts; allowing SMEs in the county free access to real world advice and insights.

For support to grow your business find out more at the Growth Hub website, call them on 0844 725 5575 or email

hertfordshire chamber of commerce

The Chamber is the unified voice of business and the premier advocacy organisation in the county. Accredited by the British Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber support the prosperity and long term growth of businesses across Hertfordshire.

Contact: Amy Rich
Phone Number:  01707 398424/07794 249218

Dacorum Business Directory

Fully searchable database of companies located in Dacorum.