Support for Start Up Businesses

The Worcestershire Growth Hub is designed to be the place for businesses to come to, to access all of the support funds and schemes available to help businesses.

Below you find all the support available for start up businesses in Worcestershire.

The support can be grants and funding through to support schemes and membership programmes.

You can either scroll through the list or filter your results based on the type of support you are after.


Enterprising Worcestershire – Funding, Start-up Support

A variety of support options to enable start-up and early stage enterprises to develop and prosper.


Apprenticeship Support - Skills & Recruitment Support

Employers can receive new incentives for hiring apprentices for their business.


Professional Business Advisors - Specialist Advice & Guidance

FREE 1-2-1 advice from specialist advisors in the county. The support from these business advisors is free to businesses and delivered in a 1-1 format.


Mentoring Worcestershire – Business Support Scheme, Specialist Advice and Guidance

The scheme matches local business owners with volunteer mentors to offer invaluable expertise and guidance.


Business and IP Centre – Business Support Scheme, Start-up

Worcestershire libraries provide a business support and signposting service for local pre-start, early start and growth businesses.


One Worcestershire – Business Support Scheme

Raising the profile of Worcestershire regionally, nationally and internationally by supporting local business, attracting inward investment and encouraging tourism.


Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce – Business Support Scheme, Membership scheme

The local Chamber of Commerce which provides access to solutions that local businesses need in order to achieve their goals, through engaging, influencing and connecting. To be responsive to the external environment, offering responsive and relevant approaches.


Federation of Small Businesses – Business Support Scheme, Membership Scheme

Helping smaller businesses to achieve their ambitions. FSB is the UK’s largest grassroots business campaigning group, which ensures the voice of small businesses is heard at the highest level across the UK, as well as providing business services and products to our members.


BetaDen – Funding, Business Support Scheme, Innovation

Worcestershire’s technology accelerator to help accelerate the County’s technology businesses, this is achieved through funding, dedicated mentors and workshops, enabling businesses to take their ideas to market ready products.


5G network technology - Innovation

nexGworx are able to work with Worcestershire businesses to help them develop and install 5G network technology into their business. *Please note this isn’t FREE support.


Skills Bootcamps - Skills & Recruitment Support

Skills Bootcamps can help employers who are looking to reskill or upskill their staff to meet the needs of the business with support and funding.


Inclusive Employment Support - Skills & Recruitment Support

Employers can receive support to be a more inclusive employer, enabling young people within Worcestershire with disabilities to access meaningful employment and promoting economic growth.


Multiply - Skills & Recruitment Support

A training programme tailored to help employers reskill or upskill their staff’s numeracy skills.

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01905 677 888

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