What is Enterprise Action?
Enterprise Action is a business support project offering tailored support packages for individuals starting their businesses. Lead by the University of Wolverhampton Enterprise Department; support packages are offered via specialist workshops, match-funded grants and fully funded business consultancy.
Who can apply?
The project is open to anyone who's business is or will be trading within the Black Country, Herefordshire, Telford & Marches, whether you are start-up or an established business.
About the Enterprise Action Project.
The Enterprise Action project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), seeks to enable individuals access support on starting a business or enterprise. The project also aims to support newly created and established SMEs (small & medium sized enterprises) to develop their businesses within the Black Country and the Marches.
For those who have the vision, determination and passion to bring their business ideas to life to introduce new products and services or to work freelance can apply to join the Enterprise Action Project. Here you will find information on how we can assist you and your business:
Business Registration Support
You will receive one to one support with business registration with HMRC.
Access to Office Co-Working Space
An opportunity to work in our rent free incubation space, have access to meeting pods initially for a period of 6 months and also the option to register your business using the University of Wolverhampton Science Park address.
Use of Internal Office Resources
Access to a variety of internal and external resource such as PCs, Macs, Printer, Internet, etc
We offer a 2 day workshop where you are able to brainstorm different business ideas, be creative and discover unique business opportunities with the help of our Business Consultants.
Specialist Seminars & Workshops
You will be expected to attend bespoke business seminars and workshops covering core business acumen such as Marketing, Finance and other key elements. You will also have the opportunity to attend additional workshops at the Business Solutions, Wolverhampton.
As a beneficiary, you will have the opportunity to bid for financial assistance for your business. The financial amount will be match funded, i.e. Enterprise Action will contribute half the cost of the item/service applied for.
You will receive one to one mentoring support from an experienced business consultant. Your business consultant will be committed to providing 12 hours of business consultancy over a 6 month period.
We offer opportunities to network and connect with like-minded people within our office incubation space. We also offer you the opportunity to attend our monthly Business Breakfast Networking Club, which will help to connect with other local businesses.
Find out more about our Enterprise Action team and feel free to get in touch with us!
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