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

What we can do for you

We're here for you

Follingsby Max
Gateshead Council offer attractive packages to help individuals and businesses looking to relocate. We assist with places to live and with spaces to work. We're very progressive in terms of the way we work with people here. We can source affordable, accessible technology and we have staff who can help to access various grants.

Our dedicated team provides a range of services to both new and existing investors. From initial contact to further growth and expansion, we're here to help you every step of the way: 

  • work with you to understand your needs
  • provide location and property advice, identifying suitable property solutions
  • liaise with relevant council departments on your behalf 
  • provide you with guidance and support to recruit a local workforce
  • give you access to skills and training solutions
  • provide local knowledge, research and statistics
  • introduce you to local supply chains and relevant networks
  • offer advice on local, regional and national funding schemes

Soft Landing 

Keen to explore low-risk, low-cost options before you commit? We can tailor a package of support based on your requirements, providing you access to:

  • free virtual office address for up to 12 months
  • subsidised office space in one of our business centres, with a rent free period
  • free consultation with both legal and financial advisor
  • recruitment advice and support
  • introductions to local trade bodies, networking organisations and business community groups
  • help finding residential accommodation
  • tours of the area

We design these programmes to give you the support and freedom to concentrate on establishing and growing your business.

Get in touch

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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