5 reasons why your Start Up should join St Helens Chamber

01 Nov 2017

Business Featured Startup

Taking a leap into self employment can be daunting for anyone. Suddenly, you are your own boss and need to make decisions about everything from HR to Marketing to Finance. St Helens Chamber Membership can offer Start Ups and new businesses a range of benefits and services to support the day to day running of your business.

Here are just 5 of the many reasons why Start Ups should join St Helens Chamber:


Being a Member of St Helens Chamber gives you access to a network of hundreds of potential customers and suppliers. Not to mention networking events like the Business Breakfast, Business After Hours as well as seminars, courses and events designed especially for Members.

Chamber Protect

Often Entrepreneurs feel like they have to wear many hats to run their business successfully. As a Chamber Member you will have unlimited access to four essential business services that are designed to support and protect your business. Chamber HR, Chamber Health and Safety, Chamber Tax and Chamber Legal are all included in your Chamber Membership with no excess or extra charges. Each service provides downloadable information and round the clock access to professional advice.

The information you need at your fingertips

Up-to-date, relevant and timely information is essential to any business, especially when you are pushed for time and trying to establish your business.

St Helens Chamber’s Business Information team can provide you with access to a wealth of knowledge, advice and services. Whether you need help finding a new supplier or information on new legislation, supplier lists or  DBS checks we can signpost you in the right direction.

Training and Recruitment

Whether you want to learn new skills to help you run your business or want to train staff members, St Helens Chamber’s Workforce Development team can put together a bespoke training package that meets your needs and your budget.

St Helens Chamber can also help you to find new recruits. Through our employment programmes, we work with a wide range of people who are looking for work and we can help take away some of the hassle of recruitment by putting you in touch with people who meet your needs.

AA Breakdown Cover

Whether you are travelling to meetings, trade shows or stocking up with suppliers, being able to get from A to B is essential for any entrepreneur. Chamber Members enjoy up to 66% off standard rates for AA Breakdown Cover. This is available for one vehicle or for hundreds so all your staff can benefit should your business grow.  From basic roadside assistance to Home Start or Relay Plus, there are discounts available.

Membership for Start Ups costs just £25+VAT for the first year.

To discuss joining St Helens Chamber, contact the Membership Team on 01744 742025 or email membership@sthelenschamber.com