Guide

Belfast business support

Introduction

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 and excellent local business support.

Belfast is close to the UK's only land border with another EU country. Businesses in Belfast can benefit from close access to major international markets and supply chains. 

This guide will help you find business support to start up, expand or locate a business in Belfast. It will also show you the advantages for businesses in Belfast, how to find out about Belfast business networks and supply chains, and more about the city.

Free business start-up support

Access free start-up business support from your local council. Contact them to get one-to-one advice from a business advisor and tailored guidance to develop your business plan.