Get up to £2800 of funding towards business improvement projects.

Our funding support programmes can cover up to 35% of the cost of work by external suppliers that could transform your business.

Explore the projects we can fund.

Whichever aspect of your business you'd like to make better, our advice and funding can help.


Find out about developing new products and new procedures. Make your workplace safer or more efficient.


From web development to strategy improvement - bring in new customers or keep those you already have.


Get the best from the team you've got or develop a strategy for growing over time.


Get a better understanding of how and where finance impacts on your business every day.

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Get advice, mentoring and access to funding to grow your business.
Call us on 01670 813322.


Does your business provide services to North East companies?

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 £2800 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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Our Programmes

We support businesses from start up to growth.

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

Business Bullets


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