This programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and run in partnership with the GC Business Growth Hub.
Free self-employment support for those wanting to start a business.
A government funded mentoring programme connecting aspiring entrepreneurs to expert business advisors.
When you join the Start Smart programme, you will be assigned a business advisor to give you free independent advice about setting up and how to be self-employed successfully.
You can book yourself an appoint with an advisor here.
We offer a variety of workshops on the Start Smart programme including:
Business Planning, Cash flow, Social Media, Bookkeeping, Marketing. Read the descriptions and see what you find useful.
*Please note, you must book a 1-2-1 session above in order to access workshops.
If you would like to join the Start Smart programme you MUST meet the following criteria:
1. Be a resident of Greater Manchester.
2. You must be interested in setting up your own business or going self-employed.
3. Be over the age of 18.