Get help to start up. innovate. grow.
Got a great idea for a new business but don’t know where to start?
Then look no further… Whatever your idea, from a new innovative product to providing a service; becoming self-employed and running your own business can be a way to turn your ambitions into reality.
To make sure it’s the right choice for you it's vital you get the best possible advice. In Bolton and across Greater Manchester there’s lots of support available for new business start ups.
The following organisations can provide you with up-to-date, appropriate and relevant advice and support:
- People Plus
- Business Growth Hub
- Learn Direct and
- Ask Bolton Libraries
They can help you
- Undertake a reality check – what’s really involved in being self-employed
- Write your business plan
- Find out about finance options suitable for your business idea
- Get relevant tools and access to information to realise your business idea
- Provide practical business advice
People Plus deliver start up support programmes to people who are unemployed, claiming Job Seekers Allowance or looking to start a new business for themselves.
Visit website Call: 0800 681 6628
The Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub has a growth start up programme aimed at those wishing to start a business with the potential to employ five staff or turnover in excess of £250 000 within three years.
Visit website Call: 0161 359 3050