Guide

County Londonderry business support

Business advice and support in County Londonderry

You may need support to start up or grow your business. There are several local sources of business advice and financial support.

Enterprise Northern Ireland

Enterprise Northern Ireland can support your business, whether you are starting up or looking to grow. It provides:

  • professional advisers
  • business finance
  • industrial and office space
  • programmes supporting business growth
  • support for businesses obtaining new technology

Enterprise Northern Ireland has a network of offices across Northern Ireland. County Londonderry has the following enterprise agencies - Causeway Enterprise Agency, Roe Valley Enterprises, and Workspace Enterprises which is located in both Draperstown and Magherafelt.

Local Chambers of Commerce

The Londonderry Chamber of Commerce brings businesses together and promotes economic development through its directory of members.

The Causeway Chamber of Commerce aims to help businesses in the area develop, grow and access other businesses through networks and promote best practice.

Northern Ireland business support finder

The business support finder is a searchable database that can help you find publicly-funded and not-for-profit sources of assistance you may be eligible to apply for. Support may be available in a number of forms, including financial assistance and free or subsidised advice services. There may also be specific initiatives to help with starting up, managing or growing a business.

Professional advice

It is vital to take proper legal and financial advice when setting up a business. The Law Society of Northern Ireland has a list of local solicitors in the region. It can help to put you in touch with employment and commercial lawyers. 

You may also be looking for financial and tax advice. ACCA Ireland, a professional accountancy body, has an online directory of accountants. It also gives advice on choosing an accountant.

Events Finder

Our events finder can help you to find a range of networking events and workshops in your local area – search the events finder.