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Support for Start-ups

If you are thinking of starting a business, or think you could become an entrepreneur, the Growth Hub can provide you with a full range of guidance, information and workshops to help you decide whether or not to take the plunge.

Regardless of whether you decide to become self-employed, work as a freelance, start a limited company or begin a social enterprise we can help by giving you all the facts and training opportunities you need to make those vital decisions. We can put in place the building blocks that will steer you on your journey to becoming a sustainable business.

Business Training Workshops & Networking Events

If you are an early stage business but want to learn more about developing your business we can help to. We can direct you towards networking events where you can meet specialist advisers and share opportunities to learn from others who are also starting and developing a Northamptonshire business.

Engaging with other entrepreneurs at training workshops will help you to realise some of the questions that you haven’t yet asked and also provide you with a peer group of other local businesses. 

Find Upcoming Events & Workshops

Question time

When you phone the Northamptonshire Growth Hub on 01604 212696, we will ask you a number of important questions as varying legislation and potential funding options are only applicable to different types of businesses and to entrepreneurs of different ages based in different areas. Please be prepared to answer questions on home address, gender, ethnicity and age – necessary if you wish to access grant funding or finance to start your business.

Business start-up funding is an ever-changing environment and depends on a range of factors. Some funding is aligned with a series of training events that provide guidance and advice on important early years business start-up issues.

For further information on Funding and Finance click here.

Let us help you turn your dream into a reality

From the moment you have a business idea through to the early stages of development, we can help with focused and relevant support for business planning, sales and marketing, social media, employing people and technology to enable the growth of your business. Whatever your idea and the sector you choose to work in, call us now to find out if we can help you turn your dream into a reality.

If you are an established business but would like further information and support, click here to see how we can help you achieve your business growth ambitions.

Call us now 01604 212696 - We're open 8.30am-5.30pm Monday to Friday

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