In addition to the Government funded mandatory rate reliefs that are administered by Torridge Council, further help and guidance for businesses can be obtained from the following organisations
Federation of Small Businesses
For more information please call 0808 20 20 888
Chambers of Commerce
Local Chambers of Commerce can provide support and advice to members. For more information contact:
Bideford and District Chamber of Commerce
President: Maria Bailey
Tel: 07930 479629
Secretary: Kimberley Pickett
Tel: 01237 476900
Or visit the Bideford Chamber of Commerce website.
The Business Link website has been replaced by gov.uk. You can find advice on a wide range of topics which are relevant to people starting, running and growing businesses.
For more information visit the Gov.uk website.
For information and advice on a wide variety of business topics including grants and funding, contact:
North Devon Plus
Caddsdown Business Support Centre
Caddsdown Industrial Park
Bideford EX39 3DX
Tel 01237 426426
Or visit the North Devon Plus website.
South West Investment Group
For more information please call 01872 223883
Or visit the South West Investment Group website.
For information about Torridge District Council Corporate Property please call:
Caddsdown Units 01237 424244. email firstname.lastname@example.org
Holsworthy Units 01237 428730. email email@example.com
For information about Torridge District Council Economic Regeneration projects and initiatives please call 01237 428708 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For help and assistance on any other business rates issues such as rate relief, appeals, empty rates, paying your bill, or moving premises, please contact the Business Rates team.
For advice on dealing with Business Debt
Help and advice is available from Business Debtline a part of National Debtline which is funded by the charity Money Advice Trust.