Funded by UK Gov

Enterprising North

Support to start your business

Enterprising North is an exciting new programme, designed to support indiviuals looking to start their own business or are in the early stages of trading.

The programme is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and brings together business support providers from across the region to provide expert advice, guidance and exciting opportunities to help your business idea or early-stage venture into a reality.

The North East BIC is primarily supporting individuals and early stage businesses located in the Gateshead area. Our expert advisers Rita and Nham are working in the heart of this community, offering free one-to-one advice, workshops, events and online resources and information, to make starting a business accessible to all.

Business Start Up advice

What support is available?

Support tailored to you

Access 1-2-1 support and e-learning, led by experienced business advisers.

Engaging events and workshops

Interactive and informative workshops hosted online or in your local area.

Pre and StartUp support

Do you have a great idea for a business? We provide tailored business support and mentoring.

A programme for you

Whatever your business idea, if you based in the North of Tyne or Gateshead, this programme is for you.

Get in touch

Want to begin your journey into self-employment? Contact our advisers today to talk through your options.

Meet the team

Nham Lee - Business Adviser

Nham Lee

Business Adviser

Rita Callendar - Business Adviser

Rita Callendar

Business Adviser

Delivered by a unique consortium of local delivery partners across the North of Tyne and Gateshead area, the Enterprising North programme will provide advice and support to those already running – or looking to run – their own business. It brings together like-minded organisations, all of whom are embedded within the city’s communities, to ensure this support reaches those who really need it.

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