business support

The Dorset Gateway, funded by the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership and delivered by Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry, provides an informed and bespoke service, free to any Dorset based businesses looking for help to source appropriate available solutions for growth and development.

Skip Navigation LinksHome  >  Helping business  >  Dorset Gateway  >  Business support

The Gateway Business Advisor will discuss your business requirements and provide immediate assistance or may, where appropriate, research options in order to signpost to the most relevant commercial or publicly funded support.

The Dorset Gateway will provide:


A light touch diagnosis of your requirements to inform the service.

A Bespoke Service

A bespoke and informed service to source and access the right business support or funding available in the Dorset county area. This can range from mentorship and grants to marketing and business loans.

Professional Business Account Management

Delivered by the Dorset Gateway Manager.

Bid Writing Support Service

Supporting Dorset businesses to write and submit bids for funding that will enable growth through innovation and contribute to our goal of improving productivity in Dorset.

Last updated: 9 March 2020