Nobody can be an expert on every business topic, but wouldn't be fantastic to learn from industry experts so that you can improve your new business?

Topics that new businesses need.

Whether you want to find out how to grow with Social Media; develop better content for your website; or develop a marketing strategy - we've got a Masterclass for you.

Learn from the experts

We’ve identified leading experts on topics we know North East businesses want to learn more about – they're known across the region and work with successful businesses day in, day out. Their sessions are interactive, packed with information and a great opportunity to find out how to develop your knowledge and your business. Meet other new business owners facing similar challenges, network with experienced business owners and managers or just spend the time immersed in incredible business content.

And the best news of all - the Masterclasses are Fully Funded so access to these experts won’t cost you a penny.

Find out more.

To be eligible, you just need to be a currently trading SME - to see which Masterclasses are available to support your new business, just choose your region below:

Any questions?

Speak to one of our very helpful advisers and get the answers!


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 Programmes

From start up to growth.

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