Government Business Support Contact Number: 0300 456 3565

Contact the UK Government by calling their business support phone number 0300 456 3565 for financial assistance in funding grants, to set up a new business and for advice on paying tax to HMRC.

The UK Government is committed to helping small businesses flourish throughout the country as this in turn raises the economic strength of the nation. Therefore if you are interested in setting up a new business you should phone their telephone contact number 0300 456 3565 for support in filling out the necessary forms to make your company a legal entity. They also run a fund designed for supporting local businesses which have hit financial difficulties or are looking to expand, thus if you would like to apply for a government loan you can call this helpline to see if you are eligible. Moreover you call this number to make a complaint if you believe that you have been unfairly denied a support payment, they will then review your case and if they have made a mistake they will then provide you with the appropriate compensation. Please note that the devolved nations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have dedicated helplines which you can phone by checking out the table at the bottom of this webpage.


HMRC tax assistance – 0300 456 3565

Contact HMRC via the Government Business Support phone number 0300 456 3565 for assistance with filling out tax forms, to identify the correct rate of tax you should pay and for assistance with national insurance contributions for your employees. Furthermore if you would like to hire an accountant to manage your company’s financial affairs you can call this helpline for details of certified professionals in your area.


Government Business Support phone numbers – full summary

Business support department Contact number
England Business Support – telephone 0300 456 3565
England Business Support – textphone 0191 581 0052
Business Gateway Scotland – telephone 0845 609 6611 (7p/minute + access charge)
Business Gateway Scotland – textphone 0141 952 7053
Business Wales 0300 060 3000
Invest Northern Ireland 0800 181 4422


Call cost and opening time information

All of the helplines operated by the Business Support division of the UK Government are open between 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, so please be aware that you won’t be able to contact advisors for this service on weekends and UK bank holidays. Calls are charged at a variable per-minute rate as well as a connection charge which are identical to calling 01 and 02 local phone numbers, therefore you can even make these calls for free provided you have free inclusive minutes included in your tariff.