B-Global is a pioneering black led business network set up to support start-ups, established and scale up businesses of African heritage and the wider BAME business community in Nottingham City to reach their full potential.

B-Global works in partnership with Nottingham City Council and the D2N2 Growth Hub to provide tailored business adviser-led support and a host of bespoke business support services.

B-Global aims to:

  • Establish a fully functioning directory of black and wider BAME businesses in the city
  • Bring businesses together to network, share and celebrate BAME cultures
  • Create a robust black business community hub
  • Develop a black and BAME business forum
  • Provide a well-resourced platform for entrepreneurs
  • Facilitate a network for growth, innovation and empowerment
  • Help grow the black and BAME business sectors locally, nationally and globally

Our Services:

Start-up Advice and Support

Starting a business can be very rewarding and profitable. Getting the right guidance and support is essential in order to turn your ideas into reality. We provide bespoke guidance, support and advice for those looking to start or have recently started a new business.

Support services include:

  • 1-2-1 advice, coaching and mentoring
  • Support in developing your business plan
  • Help with market research
  • Sourcing start-up finance
  • Guidance in choosing the right legal structure for your business

Growing your business:

Our proactive and responsive business support service is practical and designed to help your business grow. If you are experiencing or planning for growth in your business, we can support you by:

  • Providing you with a FREE business health check
  • Helping you access support from the D2N2 Growth Hub and through our network of influential local partners
  • Help you in looking for ways of increasing your sales
  • Assist in preparing your business for international growth through exporting to global markets
  • Assistance with taking on staff or training your current staff, including working with apprentices
  • Help with access to finance including government grants and loans

Connecting your business:

We deliver business to business networking and other business focused events. These are a very good opportunity for you to connect with the wider business community, raise your profile and discover a world of possibilities.

Business events:

In our evolving macro environment, keeping abreast with the latest news, developments and future changes in your business environment is of vital importance in order to adapt, stay ahead of competition and be successful.
Through B-Global, clients can access regular and relevant events. These allow businesses to connect with likeminded individuals and organisations, engage with key stakeholders and decision makers and, crucially, B-Global offers a platform to network with other businesses owners, share experiences to encourage growth, innovation and empowerment.

Business-focused workshops:

Our workshops and bite-sized seminars cover a range of topics and led by industry experts and on contemporary business issues. Our delivery is bespoke and responsive to participant needs, ensuring it is relevant and has impact.

In addition, you can access the programme of FREE webinars and events offered by the D2N2 Growth Hub

For more information to register as a member of the B-Global network and to make an appointment with an adviser, visit our registration page.


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Book an Appointment with an Adviser

Your business is unique but the challenges you’ll face in business aren’t, we can help get you through them.

Our free and impartial support is delivered by experienced and expert business advisers, giving you the right advice at the right time for your business. 

Contact us today to access a wealth of support, events, business growth programmes and expert advice.

John O'Donnell
Business Finance Manager
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