Giving you the tools and resources to start and grow your business

We know that starting and running a business can present you with a wide range of challenges and opportunities. Whatever stage you’re at, you’re not alone and we can support you through a range of events, resources and insights to help you and your business to achieve your goals and ambitions.

Lightbulb moment
Light bulb moment

The opportunity to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting in equal measure. Maybe this is the first time you’ve tried to develop a business idea of your own, or perhaps you’re a serial entrepreneur who loves getting something new off the ground.

Starting up
Starting up

A new business presents new challenges, and that’s why it’s vital to build a support network that can help nurture your innovative ideas and lay the foundations for long-term success.

Scaling up
Scaling up

Scaling a business is no mean feat and as a founder you'll face different challenges as you start making decisions about your business that perhaps you’ve not had to make before. The scale up journey might be complex, but it’s one full of possibility for you and your team.

Established businesses
Building on your success

The UK’s fastest growing businesses have very similar traits. They are ready for growth, fit for business, invest for tomorrow and accelerate rapidly.

Side hustle toolkit
Side Hustle

More and more people are investing their time turning their skills, experience and hobbies into profitable businesses. You might not think of yourself as an entrepreneur, but you’re part of a growing community of business owners across the country boosting their income alongside the day job.

The business case for sustainability
What is Sustainability

What does it really mean when we say a business is sustainable? At its most simple, a sustainable business acknowledges that, through its operations, it has impacts on various groups: its employees, its suppliers, its customers, the communities in which it operates, and the environment.

Supporting women of colour in business
Women of colour

Building a business is something that everyone should have the opportunity to do. But we know that some communities have more obstacles to overcome than others in achieving their entrepreneurial dream. Find out what we’re doing to change that.

Breakthrough events

Our virtual Breakthrough events allow us to keep supporting you when you need it most. From the comfort of your own workplace you can gain new knowledge, learn new skills, and make new connections.

Breakthrough events

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We've carefully selected resources to help you with whatever challenges you may be facing right now in your business, search them below or alternatively, browse all resources.