Start-up

Sources of advice, support and funding for business start-ups.

Starting your own business can be an incredibly exciting time. But building your own company takes more than just a good idea. As well as long hours and hard work, it takes planning, research and insight – not to mention good luck.

  1. Learn what it takes to be your own boss

    Sign up to Exploring Enterprise - a series of free business workshops to find out if being self-employed and starting a business is the right career choice for you. Think it . Start it . Own it

    Read more about Learn what it takes to be your own boss
  2. Start-Up West Yorkshire

    Do you want to start a business or are you running a business that’s been actively trading for up to three years? Start-Up West Yorkshire is a programme providing business support for people in living or starting a business in West Yorkshire.

    Read more about Start-Up West Yorkshire
  3. Innovative entrepreneurs

    Do you have an idea for a product or service that could tackle global issues? Enterprise West Yorkshire could help you turn that idea into a reality through a nine month programme of support.

    Read more about Innovative entrepreneurs
  4. West Yorkshire Local Digital Skills Partnership

    This partnership provides a unique and exciting opportunity to influence the digital skills landscape across our region, including a range of digital skills training programmes to boost business productivity.

    Read more about West Yorkshire Local Digital Skills Partnership

Get in touch for advice or support

Get in touch with our Business Support Service and we can help you find the right support for your business needs. You can call us on 0113 348 1818 or email us for more information.