Belfast business support



Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, and a great place to do business. If you are growing or starting a business in Belfast, there are a number of business support organisations ready to help your business succeed.

Belfast is the main hub in Northern Ireland for inward investment. Major companies trading in Belfast benefit from:

  • a highly skilled and educated workforce
  • modern telecommunications infrastructure
  • strong transport links 
  • a range of local business support organisations

This guide is for businesses who are thinking about starting up or expanding in the Belfast City Council area. It includes an economic profile of the area and details of business advice and support.

Free business support

Access free business support from Belfast City Council. If you're a budding entrepreneur just starting out, are looking to grow your business, or are planning to scale up, industry experts will provide tailored support and guidance to help you achieve your business goals.

Complete a short enquiry form or call 0800 027 0639 to register for this free support service.

  • Start a business Helpline
    0800 027 0639