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Start your Business with Enterprising North

Dreaming of launching your own business in the beautiful region of Northumberland?

Look No Further! Enterprising North is here to guide you every step of the way.

What is Enterprising North

Enterprising North is a fully-funded programme that supports individuals who are eager to start their business or those who are in the early stages of trading. Funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and brought to life by NBSL, this no-cost programme is your gateway to turning entrepreneurial dreams into tangible success.

Exclusive offerings:

  • Pre and Post Start-up Support: Access expert one-to-one advice and guidance to turn your business idea into a reality.
  • Events & Workshops: Interactive and informative workshops designed to give you the skills you need to start.
  • Market Insights & Industry Profiles: Equip yourself with essential data on regulations, trading nuances, and sector-specific opportunities.
  • Financial Forecasting & Funding: Expert Guidance to create financial forecasts for your business and assistance in finding funding.

Take your next step

Over the last 20 years we have helped over 2,000 people to start their own business so if you’re considering starting your own business or are in the early stages of running your new venture get in touch and we can work together to turn your plans into reality

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit