Part of the Humber LEP network:

Your gateway to finding finance, advice and support for starting or growing your business in the Humber region.

Business Support Helpline: 0300 456 3565

Start up

You have a new business idea and want to progress this further but aren’t sure what steps should be taken. We can point you in the right direction of where to get help with essential research and turn your idea into a business. The Growth Hub can help you write your business plan, give guidance on what business structure you should adopt. Negotiate your way around the complexity of registering your business with HMRC and companies house and how to find an accountant. Find help with developing you sales and marketing Strategies. Help is available for developing your online business and social media platforms. The Enterprise Allowance can provide money and support to help you start your own business if you’re getting certain benefits. There is lots of helpful advice for recruiting and hiring staff. Discover how a business mentor can help you start your business. Find free legal advice for trading standards. We also have a mine of information in our Knowledge Centre. The new Government Business Forum provides exstensive support for people who are starting out in business.

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Startup loans 

Use the Start up loan calculator to see what your repayments would be.

 

Below you will find a selection of both Humber and national organisations that will help with funding and business support.

There are 30 organisations within Start up.

Name Summary Phone Email
Humber Local Enterprise Partnership FUNDING & SUPPORT for Business through Business loan fund and Growing the Humber 01482 485260 info@humberlep.org
Innovate UK FUNDING & SUPPORT to find and drive the science and technology innovations 01793 442700 support@innovateuk.gov.uk
SIRIUS FUNDING & SUPPORT a free source of business advice, support and funding for businesses of all stages or growth. 01482.890146 alangf@sirius-hull.co.uk
Business Is Great Britain SUPPORT - Business Resources tools to help start new ventures, and grow your business. 0300 456 3565
East Riding of Yorkshire Council SUPPORT - Business Support for the East Riding of Yorkshire 01482 393939
Hull City Council Enterprise Support Team SUPPORT - Help with starting your own business,established business growth or relocating to Hull. 01482 300 301 Business.support@hullcc.gov.uk
North East Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesses and organisations looking to relocate to the area. 01472 326142 info@e-factor.co.uk
North Lincolnshire Council FUNDING & SUPPORT - Advice for local businesess and companies looking to locate to the area 01724 297330 businessinfo@northlincs.gov.uk
University of Hull FUNDING & SUPPORT - A range of business support to start-ups and established businesses (0)1482 346311 business@hull.ac.uk
Barclays Bank SUPPORT - Helping the next business generation achieve their ambitions 07775 545716 craig.ingram@barclays.com
Chapter 3 Networking and Business Club SUPPORT - inspiring mature individuals to take the next step towards an exciting and fulfilling future. info@chapter3.org.uk
e-factor Ltd SUPPORT - providing real support to small and medium businesses 441472242667 info@e-factor.co.uk
ENRG SUPPORT - Free support to all kinds of businesses to start and grow 01482 485921 ENRG@goodwintrust.org
Enterprise Nation SUPPORT - Resource for Business startups and established business
Enterprising Libraries - Hull City Council SUPPORT - Business Advisor's for start-up and growth and Intellectual property Services 01482 223344/616855 reference.library@hullcc.gov.uk
Enterprising Women SUPPORT - Help business women achieve the success they want, by empowering and supporting them 08000 121365 info@enterprising-women.org
Experience Enterprise SUPPORT - local support for business start ups and existing SME's for North Lincolnshire 01472 312121 enquiries@enterpriseagency-grimsby.co.uk
Goole Development Trust FUNDING & SUPPORT - Advice, guidance and loans to new and existing businesses in Goole Area (01405) 766076 Info@gooledevelopmenttrust.org.uk
ICAEW SUPPORT - advice for owner-run businesses, SMEs and new business startups. bas@icaew.com
Mentors Me SUPPORT - Online gateway for any enterprises looking for mentoring services.
Nesta SUPPORT - Innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life 02074 382500 information@nesta.org.uk
PAGE Consulting Ltd SUPPORT – Business Coaching and Specialist in Transforming Business Performance 01430 440079 Enquiries@pageconsulting.ltd.uk
Start Ups SUPPORT - online resource for anyone starting and growing a busines 02071 833932
The Business Success Coach SUPPORT - 1-2-1 support for small businesses 07736106053 john.olivant@gmail.com
The Prince's Trust FUNDING & SUPPORT -  Training, Funding for 16 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed  01482 211368 Gren.Clark@princes-trust.org.uk
Windsor Associates Ltd t/a Admin Centre SUPPORT - service to new businesses who are just starting out and don’t know how to go about setting up their business. 01724 898455 info@admincentre.co.uk
Xero SERVICES - Online accounting software for small businesses 07824150501 sam.miller@xero.com
UKTraining TRAINING - delivere training in many financial and legislative subjects for over 30 years. 01704878988 david.smith@uktrainingworldwide.com
4Networking NETWORKING - Network locally, regionally and even nationally 0845 123 4444
THE Business Network NETWORKING - Business Networking for South Humberside 07730 525349 karen.locking@business-network.co.uk