This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
Alternative Business Support
I/we are a new business
AVAILABLE NOW – I/we have set up a co-operative or social enterprise, but we’re less than 18 months old.
You can get:
- Free business coaching from Participate
- An innovation grant of up £2500 for support & mentoring that will help you develop new opportunities and create or safeguard jobs
We’ve been going a while
For established co-operatives or social enterprises (over 18 months old).
You can get the same as new businesses plus from April 2024 – support to grow and safeguard or create jobs via:
I am a business advisor
For business advisors and other business support professionals.
Access free alternative business options training to help you give the right advice to people who are interested in setting up a new business.
Find out more
send us some details & we will let you know when everything is up and running:
Find out more about social enterprises (& other support in Kirklees):
The Business For Good Partners are:
Social Enterprise News
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