We all benefit from the opportunity to harness the knowlege and experience of other business people or specialists in a given field. The following is a list of business services and resources for businesses of all sizes.



We provide information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems.

Ashburton Town Website

The Ashburton Town web site provides access to the town events diear, council meeting minutes, business directory and more…

Business Advice Service

Daily blog articles from business experts, entrepreneurs, finance experts and ICAEW Chartered Accountants. Business guides and reports covering everything from writing your first business plan to managing your staff and finding angel investors.

Business Debt Line

No matter how well you have planned your business, you may be at risk of cashflow problems. Business Debt Line is a free advisory service to help businesses manage their debt.

Business Rates

Information about how to calculate your business rates.

Citizens Advice

We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

DNPA – Your Dartmoor Business

A key objective of ‘Your Dartmoor’, the plan for Dartmoor, is the need for a strong business voice for greater Dartmoor, with enhanced partnerships working between the private and public sectors and a forum for all of Dartmoor’s business community.

Devon Chamber of Commerce

Devon Chamber connects businesses to enable growth and success in the region. Working in partnership with local authorities, strategic organisations and British Chambers of Commerce, Devon Chamber of Commerce works to improve business conditions in the county.

Federation of Small Businesses

We offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.


The best place to find government services and information

Law Works

LawWorks is a charity working in England and Wales to connect volunteer lawyers with people in need of legal advice, who are not eligible for legal aid and cannot afford to pay and with the not-for-profit organisations that support them.

Micro Mentor

MicroMentor is a free, easy-to-use social network that allows entrepreneurs and volunteer business mentors to connect so they can solve problems and build businesses together.

National Debt Line

Fact sheets and guides on debt advice and information for small businesses and individuals.

Sage Business Advice

Thinking of starting a business? Already run your own business? Whatever stage you’re at, we’re here to help with free business advice. Our clear, practical, and up-to-date articles support all aspects of business: planning, funding, growth, technology, legislation, and more.


Articles, news, Q&A on a range of topics to do with starting up and running a small business.

Teignbridge District Council Business Support

For more information on Business Support and Advice, Business Rates, Building Control, Commercial Property, Food Health and Safety and Food Business Establishment Registration.

Workplace Pensions

Every employer with at least one member of staff will be required by law to provide a workplace pension in due course, if their employees meet the qualifying criteria.