Grow your business – EnterprisingYou

If you work for yourself in Greater Manchester and earn less than £27,000 a year, you could be eligible for our business growth programme including: your own business advisor, training & development opportunities for you and your business, independent financial advice, online resources to help you plan, networking & health support.

Start a business in Greater Manchester – Start Smart

We offer training, 1-2-1 support face to face or online, access to networking opportunities and further development while guiding you through the journey of starting your own business in Greater Manchester. You will also have an account on the Enterprise Hub for remote support.

Start a business* – New Enterprise Allowance

*This programme is only open to those currently in receipt of benefits looking to start a business. It offers 1-2-1 mentoring, workshops on topics such as finance, marketing & business planning and will give you access to weekly payments once you’re up and running.

Access Online Resources – Enterprise Hub

The PeoplePlus Enterprise Hub is a unique start up business tool. With a mix of content covering all stages of starting and growing abusiness, the Enterprise Hub gives you all the information that you need to make the best decisions.

Gain Qualifications – Skills Support

Our programmes provide academic and practical knowledge on the fundamentals of business. This is run in partnership with the Skills Funding Agency.