The Stevenage Skills Centre is the first of its kind in the area and provides construction, technology and engineering training in a purpose-built facility

Business community

The Council works with a number of business membership groups and organisations all of which have a strong presence in Stevenage and provide opportunities for networking and access to information and practical support

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry Environmental Population - linking together people who care Biz 4 Biz - discuss, discover, develop The Federation of Small Businesses

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry (HCCI) holds many events in Stevenage and the surrounding areas and provides a voice for businesses to local and central government

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) specialises in support for small companies and also holds a competition annually for businesses to compete for valuable prizes and recognition of their achievements

Environmental Population provides a forum for information and advice about sustainability issues

Biz4Biz is a purely local business group and campaign on behalf of its members on current issues

Stevenage Borough Council is an active member of the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) More information on this emerging organisation can be found on its website