The Business Factory
Our training partners, The Business Factory provide 100% fully funded support for businesses in North Tyneside.
The aim of the programme is to support residents to start a business and to help SME’s in the borough to grow and create employment.
Business Growth Programme
As part of North Tyneside Council’s business support offer, businesses can access up to 12 hours of support with a business development officer and specialist consultants on a range of topics. There is also support available to start and grow social enterprises as well as a specialist innovation programme to help businesses develop products, patent products and print prototypes.
This programme is available to any business with fewer than 250 employees in North Tyneside.
Workshops and Seminars
As part of the business support offer, there are daily workshops on topics such social media, creating images, public relations, starting a profitable eBay business, content creation for website and more. All North Tyneside Business Forum members, and in fact any business in the borough, are eligible for this support.
For residents which would like to explore starting a business, tailored confidential free advice is available with a start-up business advisor to help you take the first steps with self-employment.
Find out if you could be working for yourself with Journey to Self Employment workshops.
Drop in at the North Tyneside Business Centre, Saville Street, North Shields to find out more or book an appointment.
Access the Business Factory Ideas Bank with nearly 500 ready to progress business ideas.
Access to a Specialist Business Advisor to identify and work with new and pre-start high growth businesses and assist with the package of support necessary for them to achieve full potential.