Business Support

It’s always a good idea to talk to a professional business advisor, whether you’re starting up or growing your business. There’s lots of help around to support your next steps.

Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub

The Business Growth Hub is able to support you with the next steps in starting your business.  With specialist advisors who operate across Greater Manchester they can help with business planning, creation of cash flow forecasts and having discussions on the key areas of start-up you need to focus on.  To get in touch with the team you can:
Call 0161 359 3050
or talk via the live chat facility on the website

Lancashire County Council: Business
Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership
Boost: Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub

Blackpool Unlimited
Blackpool Council: Business Support & Advice

The Prince’s Trust

Helps young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education and training.

People Plus

Assists people starting a business under the New Enterprise Allowance scheme.
Note: you should contact your local JobCentre Plus to be referred to this scheme.

New Enterprise Allowance scheme

Local Organisations:

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Federation of Small Business

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