Supporting your business ideas

Business support helpline

The helpline is available for those looking to start a business for the first time, new start-ups and existing businesses wishing to improve and grow their operations.

A specialist business advice service also forms part of the helpline offer. For businesses that are in need of additional assistance, this target service provides pre-starts and established businesses meeting specific criteria with more personalised and in-depth advice through a small team of advisers.

To speak to an adviser call 0300 456 3565 between Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.

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.

Business support helpline

The helpline is available for those looking to start a business for the first time, new start-ups and existing businesses wishing to improve and grow their operations.

A specialist business advice service also forms part of the helpline offer. For businesses that are in need of additional assistance, this target service provides pre-starts and established businesses meeting specific criteria with more personalised and in-depth advice through a small team of advisers.

To speak to an adviser call 0300 456 3565 between Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.