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Business Advice Bedfordshire

Where to find business support organisations who help start-ups.

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Bedfordshire Business Category

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Bedfordshire Business Category

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Businesses in Bedfordshire are more likely to succeed if they seek and act upon the advice of a professional business adviser. This page should point you in the right direction.

"You don't know, what you don't know" is a great saying and so applicable to starting a business. There are so many considerations in the early stages that taking advice from an experienced business adviser will dramatically increase your chances of success.

See list of local business support organisations below.

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The South East Midlands Start-up Programme
Free* support for your business The South East Midlands Start-up Programme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, provides residents of Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury Vale and Cherwell, Northampton, Corby, Daventry and Wellingborough with access to 12 hours of FREE support for small businesses and start-ups. This can be in the form of: - one-to-one business advice - webinars and workshops - access to business start-up services - business incubation workspace - specialist social enterprise support
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Start Up and Grow Your Business
Starting a business can be exciting and scary in equal measure. There is so much to think about and so much to do. It can all seem overwhelming and it’s easy to lose track. However, starting a business doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated especially if you follow a logical process. You need to stay focused and organised, putting the fundamentals in place before you attempt to start trading.
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Prowess- Women in Business
Prowess is the online hub for women-friendly business support, inspiration and information. Our vision is an environment where women in business can flourish. Be inspired Prowess is full of stories and shared experiences from women who’ve made their own way in business. Everyone has a story to tell. And women who are thinking of starting a business – and those looking to grow – say there aren’t enough stories of real women in business out there. In our recent survey 43% said they wanted to read more experiences and case studies from ‘real’ women in business! Read them here, or submit your own here.
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Startup-Club
Are you interested in setting up a business but not sure if it’s for you? You’re not alone. Our popular Startup Club has helped dozens of people like you to get to grips with the basics of business. Spaces are limited - reserve yours today.
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Freelance Heroes
The Freelance Heroes portal is the best place for UK freelancers and small business owners to be seen and get the support they need. Whether you’re starting out, settling in to or scaling up your freelance business, navigating the changing marketplace can be challenging. That’s why on top of essential practical support, our community provides the moral support to help you go it alone without feeling alone. We like to think of our members as virtual business sidekicks; always there, when you need them. Free membership includes: fortnightly emails with tips and news; the right to access advice and support through our 10,000 strong community of freelancers; invites to our community events.
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Bedfordshire Green Business Network (GBN)
Bedfordshire Green Business Network (GBN) is a membership organisation and a Charity, which helps businesses reduce their impact on the environment. GBN brings together like‐minded businesses to help each other reduce energy and water consumption, eliminate waste, design products more sustainably, increase biodiversity on‐site, manage impacts, and put environmental issues at the heart of your company’s decision making. We can also help you reduce your liabilities by understanding your legal obligations. We have been doing this for more than 25 years
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Centre for Womens Enterprise
Are you a women who is self employed, employed, looking to start your own business or seeking to enter or return to employment, we hope to contribute to your success!
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Enterprising Women
If youre looking for business support, information, help, training, inspiration, mentoring, news, business partners, networking events, new clients.... it???s all here. Over 7000 entrepreneurial women in business already enjoy the benefits!
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University of Bedfordshire Knowledge Hub
The Knowledge Hub at the University of Bedfordshire offers a range of business services, including training and development; specialist services and consultancy focusing on innovation and boosting competitiveness; access to graduates; and enterprise and entrepreneurship programmes.
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