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Business support programmes to help you start, grow and scale your business

Business support

Group EU Funding

Business Gateshead is here to provide individuals and businesses with the skillset to grow and expand your business. We can provide you with the advice and tools to scale-up as well as connect and introduce you to the relevant business support that can help your business realise its growth potential.

1:1 Support 

Our team of dedicated and well-connected Business Advisors provide a free, comprehensive response to enquiries and on-going support, covering a range of business related issues. To access our support, or to speak to one of our business advisors, please complete our online enquiry form

Business Courses

As well as providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to grow a business, our businesses courses also allow you to access direct advice from business advisors and industry experts. We are continuously adding to our programme of events, which cover topics such as HR, Legal and Digital. You can view and register for all of our events on the events page.

Digital Innovation 

The Digital Innovation Partnership is delivered by Gateshead Council, Sunderland City Council, and the Digital Catapult North East Tees Valley (NETV). The programme is focused on helping key sectors in the North East to become more internationally competitive through the use of digital technologies. As well as driving forward the digital economy in the region through the creation of new market opportunities for services and products. 

Central to the programme is supporting businesses to access PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre to showcase emerging digital technologies. 

To find out more, get in touch now. 

North East Growth Hub 

The North East Growth Hub is a comprehensive database of business support, finance and events available to businesses in the North East. 

Export Support Team Helpline

If you're a UK business selling goods or services to Europe, you can contact the Government's Export Support Team online or by phone. You can ask any question of your business, including around exporting to new markets, paperwork you'll need to sell your goods abroad, and information on rules for a specific country where you want to sell services. 

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Have an enquiry or need some help? Drop us a message and our team will get back to you as soon as they can.
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