If you'd like to learn more about starting up or running a business, we've got courses and online help to guide you.

Business Start-up Workshops.

We're running a series of workshops at locations across Northumberland for people who want to find out how to start their own business. Just visit the business start-up workshops page for more details.

Online help.

At NBSL, we realise that people need help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - so we've built a resource for the people who can't get in touch with us in person. We call it Business Bullets and it's where our network of experts answer some of the biggest questions asked by businesses. Go to the Business Bullets pages


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 £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