Covering the county of Northumberland, NBSL offer business support and guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses alike. They provide confidential advice, training courses and workshops, mentoring schemes, skills development and access to advice on grants.

Along with the delivery of government and publicly-funded support programmes, the team deliver the North East Business Support Fund in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham.

NBSL also deliver the fully funded skills programme, Better Business Skills – in partnership with the North of Tyne Combined Authority. Providing a tailored plan for individuals and businesses that need guidance and support to re-invigorate and refresh their business skills, the initiative is aimed at residents and businesses living and working in Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland. The scheme has been developed in response to the challenging and ever-changing economic landscape currently faced by businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Services Provided:

  • Start with Enterprise Support in the North East – Northumberland
  • Grow with North East Business Support Fund (NEBSF)
    • Grow with NEBS Fund County Durham
    • Grow with NEBS Fund Northumberland
    • Grow with NEBS Fund Tyne and Wear
  • Better Business Skills in conjunction with North of Tyne Combined Authority with sessions on:
    • Sales – pitching and sales techniques
    • Branding, Marketing and Customer Experience
    • Finding and Keeping Customers – market research and profiling
    • Leadership
    • Change & risk management
    • Process improvement
    • Budget management

NBSL is approved by BEIS, Customer First, and Investors in People and has received the Advanced Award for the North of Tyne Combined Authority’s Good Work Pledge with a regular customer satisfaction levels at 97% and above. NBSL are a quality assured member of the National Enterprise Network, IOEE Academy member and an approved provider with the Education & Skills Funding Agency. NBSL also provides white label services to help sustain consistent and quality business support across the North East that can aid development and growth.

Contact Northumberland Business Services Ltd