Our Business Support Programmes

Find the right support for your North East business

Find grant funding, masterclasses and and other support tailored to different business stages.

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Stay up to date with the latest funding news and help your clients to access our funding

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A little bit about us.

We're one of the longest established and most successful business support organisations in the region - helping people to start and grow businesses right across the North East of England for over eighteen years. In that time, we've helped almost 9000 people to explore a new business idea - and 85% of the people that start a business with our support are still trading after one year. We've helped over 12,000 businesses to grow and they've created over 3,300 new jobs as a result. And we've also helped almost 5000 individuals to develop their skills to make them more effective in their role.

And whilst we're incredibly proud of those numbers, they only tell part of our story. What really makes us tick is the difference our support makes to the people and businesses we work with - over 97% of our clients are thrilled by the support we've given them - and we can see from their feedback just how much our help matters to them. 

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Register your business as an NBSL provider and stay up to date with the latest funding information.

If you provide business support services like marketing, business planning, human resources or financial planning find out how you could register with us to offer a grant of up to £3200 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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Our Support

From start up to growth.

Our unique support programmes can provide help no matter what stage your business is at.