Your planning application
Council services for business
New businesses and business development
Setting up your business, finding premises and funding sources.
Green business support and grants
Grants and services to help Kirklees companies reduce their environmental impact.
Setting up an accommodation business
Start up advice and information on quality schemes.
Business continuity - Planning for emergencies
Identify which your activities and resources are essential, and plan how to operate an emergency.
Health and safety
Health and safety laws, obtaining a poster, links to business regulations and course information.
Increasing links with schools, colleges or the university
Finding educational establishments to work with, and ways of working with them.
European Union funding
Guidance and support for applicants looking to access European funding.
Information for food businesses
Licences, regulations, inspections, hygiene and health and safety information.
Leeds City Region business and investment web portal (external)
Support, training and funding options to help start-up, small and medium enterprises.
Green Business Network (external site)
Advice and assistance to tackle climate change and save money.
We can help you to take on an apprentice.
Working smarter framework
Improving your business by investing in your workforce.
Advice and information on funding opportunities for employers to up-skill staff.
- Guide for disabled people: Education, training, volunteering, employment
Kirklees Local Economic Assessment
Relevant and up-to-date information and intelligence about the Kirklees area and in particular, its economy.
Economic and business statistics
Labour market data and unemployment statistics.
Kirklees Economy Quarterly
Quarterly newsletter focusing on the Kirklees economy.
Employer Survey 2013
Kirklees Council conducts an annual employer survey in order to update its knowledge of the local business community.