GREATER Manchester’s Business Growth Hub has partnered with Trafford Council to provide more advice for people wanting to start a new business in the borough.

Startup adviser Suzanne Bradbury will use her experience to help recently established small businesses to grow.

She will be working alongside existing adviser Tony Ward, and the council’s Strategic Growth Team.

Executive member for housing and strategic planning, Cllr David Hopps, said: “It’s great news that small businesses in Trafford now have two expert advisers to help them grow and add to the economic prosperity of the borough.

“The Growth Hub is an excellent initiative and the council is working closely with it to ensure our entrepreneurs get the best support.”

She will also to provide access to the wide range of business support services provided by Business Growth Hub, including business planning, marketing and access to finance.

Suzanne draws on over 25 years’ experience working in professional services and management consultancy. She has also set up her own international business, supplying lighting and audio equipment, and holds both a law degree and an MBA.

People can visit or call 0161 359 3050 to find out more about how Suzanne and the Hub team can help their business.

Alternatively, they can contact the Strategic Growth Team at Trafford Council on 0161 912 4176 or email

Richard Jeffery, director of business growth hub, said: “Suzanne will add a new dimension to business support in Trafford, helping young businesses to grow and establish themselves in Greater Manchester’s business network.

“Anyone who has recently started a business, or is thinking about starting one, should get in touch with Suzanne to find out how the Hub can help."