Supporting your business ideas

General

Supporting business ideas

We supports a series of meanwhile initiatives in Wembley, Willesden Green and South Kilburn through the provision of low cost workspace.

Practical support is given to start ups to allow them to turn their ideas into businesses by taking managed and bite-sized risks. 

 

18 to 30

18 to 30 and want to start a business?

Supporting business ideas - 18

These organisations can help you.

Business Launchpad

Business support for young entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30.

London Education Business Partnership

Linking young people and employers.

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy

Courses in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

From Student to Startup

Providing a resource for students who are interested in starting their own business but just don't know where to start.

Transmit Start up loans

Transmit Start-Up Loans are for people based in England aged 18 to 30 with an idea for a creative business

The Prince's Trust

The Prince's Trust Enterprise programme helps thousands of small businesses get off the ground each year. It offers a brilliant package of cash, mentoring and practical support, including business plan writing workshops and financial planning.

If you're aged 18 to 30, unemployed or working fewer than 16 hours a week, the Enterprise programme can help you decide whether self-employment is right for you.

Fashion

Fashion Capital

A course  which aims to provide learning and skill opportunities to young adults in the British manufacturing sector.

Film

BFI Future Film

BFI Future Film is the British Film Institute's programme for 15 to 25 year olds. Providing advice and support for young people looking to make it in the film industry.

The National Youth Film Academy (NYFA)

A non for profit organisation created to educate, develop and showcase the talents of young actors and film makers aged 16 to 25 years old from around the UK.

Radio / Music

Bang Radio - BANG Edutainment

BANG Edutainment is a charitable company that provides innovative training and activities to develop young people's personal and career skills.

Bigga Fish

Bigga Fish provides a performance platform for young creative individuals and is also an educator in events and marketing management for 14 to 21 year olds.

Over 50

Over 50 and have a business idea?

Supporting business ideas - 50

These organisations can help you.

Prime

The Prince's Initiative for Mature Enterprise, supports business creation for people over 50.

Trading Times

An online social enterprise matching the skills and availability of people over 50 and family carers with the flexible ad hoc resource requirements of local businesses.

Brent Start

Brent Start provides the borough's courses for adult skills and training.

Disabled

Disabled or disadvantaged and have a business idea?

Supporting business ideas - disabled

These organisations can help you.

Access to Work

Disabled entrepreneurs can get extra funding starting up their own businesses.

Action for the Blind/RNIB

Merged with RNIB since April 2017, Action for the Blind provides specialist business support for blind and partially sighted people wanting to start their own business.

Livability

A charity helping disabled and disadvantaged people set up their own business.

Shaw Trust

Supporting disabled and disadvantaged people towards employment.

Please note that you will need to be referred to the organisation by your local Jobcentre Plus.