Stay Safe, Stay Open is offering small businesses in Hertfordshire access to arrange of free support which will help you to navigate the changing advice and regulations, update risk assessments to ensure that you continue to trade safely and plan for future success with financial support and continuity planning.

As a business, you will have already spent time, effort and money on making your premises as safe as possible for staff and customers. Maintaining vigilance and ensuring you’re implementing the latest guidance through the winter will not only ensure you remain compliant, but also provides you with a positive sales message which will give your consumers the confidence to visit.

The following support is all free to access for eligible businesses in Hertfordshire and is delivered in partnership with Hertfordshire Growth Hub, Better Business for All, Visit Herts and Local Authorities.

Practical Health and Safety Consultancy, Operational and Business Planning Advice

Funding to help improve ventilation

Funded legal support package

Better business for all Trading Safely Toolkits

Get the Safe to Trade Accreditation (businesses in Broxbourne)

Find out more about all the support available visit the Visit Herts or Hertfordshire Growth Hub to find out more.


Hertfordshire Growth Hub

  • Free one-to-one support for skills, finance, technology and productivity, sales and marketing and inward investment.
  • Free and in-depth evaluation of your business ambitions to develop an appropriate action plan and help you find any funding available for it.
  • Regular events run based around the specialist advice areas and featuring guest presenters and industry experts
  • For support to grow your business find out more at the Growth Hub website, call them on 0844 725 5575 or email


Wenta offers a range of business support services to business in Hertsmere.

For further information please contact the local Wenta office on 01707 663610, email or visit their website.

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce provides first-class business support to companies of all shapes and sizes, through a range of membership benefits and networking opportunities.

Since 1924, it's been supporting businesses, influencing key decision-makers in local and central government and is regularly consulted for feedback from the business community when policy is being developed,

  • Locally
  • Nationally
  • Internationally

Chamber membership allows your voice to be heard

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) accredited Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce is well positioned to open doors and forge new business relationships bringing people together from different business sectors and it is their aim to help you and your organisation to:

It works on behalf of members to support and encourage the development of an economic environment in which their business and employees can prosper.

Whether your business is local or global, the chamber has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help your business grow. 

Find out how it can help you grow through any of the following services:

If you would like further information about the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce email or call a member of the chamber team on 01707 502180.