Tel: +44 (0) 191 516 6200

Starting your business – Sunderland West Area

Kevin Marquis

Calling all residents in the West area of Sunderland!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like start your own business? If you have then this could be the time to try.

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) with the support of Sunderland City Council have launched a 2 year programme to provide intensive, one-to-one support and workshops for those who want to make self-employment a reality.

Do you live in the following Wards?

  • Sandhill
  • St Chads
  • St Annes
  • Pallion
  • Silksworth

We help 100’s of people every year, so get in touch and let’s meet wherever is best for you, including at the many community projects in the area who are working with us.

Offering practical advice to help you get started, we can answer questions like:

  • Can I work from home?
  • How do I protect my benefits?
  • Who will buy my product or service?
  • How much do I need to get started?
  • How can I fund the start-up costs?

To speak to one of our advisers please call 0191 516 6111

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