Starting Your Own Business

We know you’re an entrepreneurial bunch and our Research & Innovation Service can provide you with support and incubation space to help you get your own business off the ground.

Our entrepreneurship support will:

  • Help you create your business plan
  • Research your market
  • Create your pitch
  • Structure your company finances

We will also help you forecast your revenue and expenditure, and introduce you to funding schemes.

Whether you’re planning a technology revolution or want to set up a social enterprise, we have ways to help you. Find out more at Research & Innovation Service - Working with Us

For additional resources on self-employment see also Careers & Employability Service - self-employment


Want to learn how to become an Entrepreneur, begin your self-employment journey or just generally re-enter the job market?

The Research and Innovation team will be running useful and informative classes across 2022/23 – so, whether you have an idea or not (we can help if you don’t), you will be learning the basics to get to where you need to be – with training and funding opportunities that could help you build a brighter future.

Sign up to Pathways4Recovery to start your business or entrepreneurial journey.



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