Inward Investment

Locating your business to Watford and Hertsmere

The Inward Investment team at Watford and West Herts Chamber Of Commerce is on hand to help businesses with every aspect of their relocation.

Our vision is to highlight Watford, West Herts and Hertsmere as outstanding business destinations on both a national and international platform. By working in close partnership with Watford Borough Council and Hertsmere Borough Council, and through our extensive knowledge and experience of working with companies and individuals of all sizes and from any sector, our Chamber are able to offer a service which is fully comprehensive making relocating or starting up in the area seamless.

Our Inward Investment team can assist in a number of areas including;

  • Finding the ideal location, premises and a suitable structure for your business
    Options for funding the operation
  • Help organising Market Research to identify and evaluate your key potential customers and suppliers
  • Advice on employment issues and payroll
  • Routes and contacts into local universities and research centres with regard to collaborative R&D and work placements
  • Access to the further business support services operating in the region e.g. start-up initiatives, international trade and training programmes
  • Access to a network of other professional contacts

As specialist advisers to growing businesses, our team are dedicated to helping you and your business to become successful. You and your company will be guided through the maze of ever-changing legislation and decision-making, giving you more time to concentrate on establishing, growing and sustaining your business.

Watford For You has been set up as a catalyst to drive Inward Investment to the area. To visit the website, please click here.

The Watford Chamber of Commerce played a critical role in helping iSales Academy to grow during our challenging start-up phase by providing excellent advice and networking opportunities with local businesses. The easiest ROI decision we have made thus far; Chamber networking now forms an important part of our marketing strategy.
Lisa Clark, Managing Director - iSales Academy Limited