Our Economic Development Team provides a range of support services for businesses in the borough and those wishing to move into the area.

Together with their partners, they offer advice and support to encourage growth and investment. They will also sign post businesses to current funding streams.

To speak with our Economic Development team, please email or call 023 9244 6620.

Coronavirus business support

The government has set out a range of support schemes for businesses to help them during the coronavirus outbreak.

Havant Borough Council will lead on the administration of some grants and business rate relief. Other support can be accessed through the HMRC, the British Business Bank and the Bank of England.

There is also a lot of information on the government’s business support hub.

Reopening your business during coronavirus

As we start getting back to 'normal' more businesses are reopening and there is a range of guidance available for different types of work.