business in dacorum, hertfordshire

Dacorum Borough Council is working to ensure the area is a place where business flourishes; where people will want to come to live and work, all in a safe environment.  We work in partnership with our business community, landowners, commercial agents and developers to make this happen.

30 min Apprenticeship Webinar



Are you thinking about employing an apprentice?  A schedule of six 30 minute webinars, which are available FREE to businesses from across the South East of England.  Webinars will be short and to the point!  On each date a local business representative who has vast experience of employing apprentices will join the webinar.  The webinars will be held on the following dates:

  • Friday 23rd October 2015, 8.30am - 9:00am.  Click here to book
  • Tuesday 17th November 2015, 4:00pm - 4.30pm.  Click here to book
  • Thursday 26th November 2015, 10:00am - 10:30am.  Click here to book
  • Wednesday 9th December 2015, 5:30pm - 6:00pm.  Click here to book
  • Monday 25th January 2016, 3:00pm - 3:30pm.  Click here to book
  • Monday 8th February 2016, 9.30am - 10:00am.  Click here to book

Find out everything you need to know about bringing an apprentice into your business.

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here.

Get access to a series of publications relating to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.

On the 4th June 2014, the Queen announced a bill to help make the UK the most attactive place to start, finance and grow a business.

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act will open up new opportunities for small businsses to: -

  • Compete
  • Get finance to create jobs

  • Grow
  • Innovate 
  •  Export

For more information click here

Get an Apprentice - Get a Grant

If you are based within Dacorum, you could be eligible for our £1,200 DBC apprenticeship grant!
See here for more info.

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Dacorum Business Charter

We are committed to working with the local business community and making Dacorum a place where businesses can flourish. The Dacorum Business Charter explains how we can support you.

 Dacorum Business Charter: 2014 - 2016

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