If you think self-employment is for you and are looking to start your own business, our partners are there to help.  Every year thousands of people come to talk to our advisers about starting their own businesses.  Some people do it because they think it is time for a change, others have spotted a gap in the market. And of course there are those that think they can make lots of money.


Our wide range of start up services include fully-funded one to one advice from expert Business Advisers, workshops and training.

Here is a video giving you 10 Ways to Start a Business with Phil Teasdale (recorded at the Tees Valley Business Summit July 2022.

10 Ways to Start Your Business

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