Forum Business advice and legal helpline for our Members

Get friendly, accessible, and practical business advice from the Forum.

Businesses that seek advice are more likely to succeed. Join the Forum to get access to a team of experienced business advisers with expertise in everything from employment law and finance to business planning and marketing.

Our in-house team are supported by a network of specialists. Whatever issue you’re facing, they will help you find a solution.

We can help you with the following business issues: 

  • Finance – reducing business costs, tax returns, improving credit rating and access to finance.
  • Legal – employment disputes, health and safety prosecutions, and tax enquiries.
  • HR – employment and training of your staff, redundancy and dismissal.
  • Health and safety – health and safety regulations, legal responsibilities and more.
  • Debt recovery – tracing debtors, collecting debts and dealing with insolvency.
  • Purchasing – best practice guidance, how to secure discounts and supplier monitoring.
  • Business development – improve marketing and grow sales.
  • Management and leadership – business planning and strategy, continuity and succession planning.


To find out more and access the Forum’s business helpline, contact 01565 626001

* Levels and areas of cover dependent on membership package.