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Let us help your business break through

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.

We understand the challenges you’ll face, from deciding on your legal status to securing your first customer, so let us help you take these first steps on your business journey.

Resources to help you

We've carefully selected resources to help you with whatever challenges you may be facing right now in your business, so feel free to browse what's on offer below. If there's any content you'd like to see on here, just let us know

Pick Protection

Pick Protection

Pick Protection is a lone worker and employee protection company. Using leading technology the company enables companies to mitigate the risks to their lone working and at-risk employees

Cosi care

Itch relief for children with skin disease. Cosi Care is the first company to create technology to treat eczema. A hand-held product for children that cools and soothes itching in seconds.

Recognised

Recognised brings together amazing causes with beautiful products to raise awareness, spark conversations and bring solidarity around some of the biggest issues we face today.

Side Hustle

Side Hustle toolkit

We're keen to support a new generation of business owners who're thinking about kick starting their very own 'side hustle'.

Green Sister Ltd

Green Sisters Ltd

Green Sisters is a manufacturer of vegan and free-from food products which celebrates culture and flavour despite allergies.

Patent Toolkit

Realising the value of patenting your product

Do you have an idea or invention and not quite sure where to start?

Female Entrepreneurs

Our guide contains top tips from a range of women entrepreneurs designed to inspire you to start a company and become a future business founder.

Small business commisioner

Keep cashflow positive and protected with the Small Business Commissioner

Santander has collaborated with the Office of the Small Business Commissioner to help businesses that may experience late payment of invoices.

Collaboration

Collaboration: Business resources from the British Library

We're collaborating with the British Library to make support more widely available for entrepreneurs and business owners, at every stage in the lifecycle of a business.

Foluke Akinlose

Founded in 1999, PRECIOUS champions the professional achievements of women of colour.