Our team can help you take your first steps by exploring your abilities and look at the reality of starting a business. We can help you to find ideas and give you free support to turn your passions, interests and skills into a business. We are there to help you, regardless of age, background or circumstances, and you don’t even need to have a business idea!
Offering help to anyone wishing to start a business in North Tyneside consisting of:
• Appointment-based service at the North Tyneside Business Centre, Saville Street, North Shields
• Tailored confidential free advice with a start-up business advisor to help you take the first steps with self-employment
• One-to-one or group mentoring and coaching to explore self employment options in more detail
• Support and advice to access grants and loans.
• Access to the Business Factory Ideas Bank with nearly 500 ready to progress business ideas
• Weekly workshops, courses, qualifications and networking opportunities including an “Introduction to Self Employment” and exploring business opportunities such as social enterprise and on-line trading.