People to Support Your Start-Up

Becoming self-employed for the first time and creating a new enterprise carries a number of risks and rewards.

All businesses need support and advice to ensure that their new venture has the greatest chance of success and that any risk, identified or not, is mitigated.

This section contains a full range of local business start-up support services to help turn your business dream into reality.

Other areas of the website provide details of support to:

The D2N2 Growth Hub helpline can help you identify the most relevant support to your location and business idea, call: 0333 006 9178

Enterprising Ashfield

Start-up to Scale-up business support programme across the Kirby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield areas...
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Vision Derbyshire Start Up Grants

Business start up grant scheme in Derbyshire...
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Start-Up Accelerator

The Start-Up Accelerator is a business support project delivered by the Chamber in partnership with Derby City Council and NBV......
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Be The Boss

A programme of enterprise support aimed at students and graduates of the University of Derby who want to become self-employed...
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Being Your Own Boss Programme

Everyone has the potential to run their own successful business, our Being Your Own Boss programme looks at the skills......
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Business In The Community

Business In The Community Support packages for local businesses, community businesses and voluntary groups. Creating jobs and vibrant communities by......
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Business Peak District

Business Peak District is an organisation with over 700 members that seeks to act as a single voice for businesses in......
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Erewash Partnership

Business Support & Start-Up Advice - Because starting a business can be one of the most rewarding decisions that you......
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Kick Off in Business

Kick Off in Business deliver free, fully funded, online business start-up and self-employment short courses that can be enjoyed from......
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Gedling Borough Council Business Support

Business support in Gedling Borough Council area...
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Business & IP Centre

Funded support to pre starts, start and micro businesses....
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CASE

If you are thinking about starting a business, CASE can help you decide if the co-operative or social enterprise business......
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Better Business Regulation

The Better Business Regulation (BBR) project aims to support businesses primarily by making business regulations easier to access and understand....
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Food Standards Agency

Thinking of starting a food business? The Food Standards Agency provides guidance on how to register a new and existing......
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Chartered Accountant Directory

You can get a free consultation from firms participating in the ICAEW’s Business Advice Service - Accountants. Find your......
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Social Enterprise Exchange

The Social Enterprise Exchange project promotes social entrepreneurship, through awareness raising events, knowledge exchange and peer networking....
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High Peak Borough Council

Whether setting a business up from home, moving to the region or wanting to grow your business already located in......
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South Derbyshire Business Advice

Get practical answers drawn from real business experience that you can put to work immediately....
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Events

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East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicester)

Building Habits for Success

28th May 2024
9:30am - 11:00am

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Case Studies

TDP Ltd

TDP Ltd

Award-winning furniture company TDP sets sights on 10,000 Tonnes of plastic waste being recycled into Furniture

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News

Early Stage Angel Investment Fund worth £8m

Early Stage Angel Investment Fund worth £8m

D2N2 LEP Chair, Elizabeth Fagan, launches £8m Early Stage Angel Investment Fund at UKREiiF

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Substantial Business Funding to Turbocharge Ashfield Local Economy

Substantial Business Funding to Turbocharge Ashfield Local Economy

Grants worth up to £30,000 are available to businesses across Ashfield thanks to a new scheme aimed at boosting the local...

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Free Expert Business Advice and Support

Your business is unique but the challenges that you face aren’t, with our support, we can help get you through them.

Our impartial business support is delivered by experienced, 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.

David Smith​​​​
Business Adviser
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