STANTA is an independent enterprise agency which has served the businesspeople of St Albans, Harpenden and the surrounding areas for over 30 years, with impartial advice and low-risk offices to rent in St Albans.
It is a Not for Profit service for the benefit of the community and has enabled local people to start, grow and develop successful businesses.
STANTA is proud to be a Quality Assured Member of the the only membership body in England representing those working in the enterprise support sector, and to be accredited to Customer First, a national quality standard specifically tailored to organisations offering business support. We are also delighted to have won the FSB Community Business award for 2015
Our professional advisors have helped thousands of businesses like yours over the years to get established and grow, with free or low cost impartial, independent, expert advice.
We believe passionately that start-ups and small businesses need one-to-one general advice with an experienced adviser before they invest too much time, energy and money in specific activity.
Whether it is setting up a website, undertaking marketing or publicity, taking on premises or staff, a one-to-one session with a general advisor will be of great value.
But you don’t have to take our word for it – see what our clients say.
But times change.
We have recently reviewed and refreshed our portfolio of services to ensure that they are relevant to the needs of today’s clients.
While one-to-one advice remains our core service, we are now supplementing this with our Resource Centre, which provides comprehensive factual information on most aspects of starting and running a business.
Take a look our Resource Centre now.
We also provide business training in St Albans on key areas such as business planning, bookkeeping, websites and social media.
In addition, to help cope any legal issues that may arise, we offer a free one-to-one legal surgery with an experienced lawyer. Their advice will help you to understand any difficult or complex legal challenges that you may be facing.