Starting a Business
Invest Sefton works with a range of partners who can provide advice and support across Sefton.
For further information please contact the partner agency direct.
Details: The Enterprise Hub is the enterprise gateway for business start-up support in Merseyside. Offering expert advice and support to anyone thinking about starting a business
Who is eligible? Anyone in the Liverpool City Region not yet registered as self employed, wanting to start their own business
Contact: 0151 706 8113 or email@example.com
Details: ‘Spark Up’ – Business start up and Accelerator Programme, offers mentoring, coaching, office space and IT facilities free of charge
Who is eligible? Start up entrepreneurs
Contact: Call 0151 227 1234 for more details. Visit website
Details: Start up loans from £250.
Who is eligible? Business start ups or businesses that have been trading for less than 12 months
Contact: For more information call Lisa Ashby on 0151 236 4040. Visit website
Details: ‘Start up’ Programme offers an award of £4000 and supports personal development and business skills development to help turn a project idea into reality. ‘Scale up’ Programme offers an award of £15,000 for established organisations looking to take it to the next level.
Who is eligible? Start up: Projects that have been establisged for less than 2 years and annual income less than £25,000. Scale up: Leaders of social enterprises that have been operating for more than 2 years and an annual income of at least £25,00 and have at least one member of staff.
Details: Social Enterprise start up support, given in the form of market research, governance, legal structures, business planning and funding.
Who is eligible? Individuals in Sefton looking to set up a social enterprise.
Details: Funding and business planning support available
Who is eligible? 18-30 year olds who are either unemployed or work less than 16 hours a week
Contact: For more information or an informal chat please call Paul Hunt on 07789 542694 Visit website
Startup Direct provides funding, mentoring and support as part of the government-backed Start Up Loans Scheme. Supporting people of all ages over 18, from idea stage to businesses trading for up to 2 years, Startup Direct provide low interest government-backed loans of up to £25k. If you are successful in your application for funding you also receive FREE: 12 months business mentor support, access to workshops and networking events and business discounts from over 30 providers.
If you would like to be added as a partner to the above list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 0151 934 3472