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Thinking about starting a business? We can help!

Want to start a business? Or running a business less than one year old?

Then we have a comprehensive support programme for you!

Start Up West Yorkshire will help you achieve your business goals, through mentoring, 121 support, webinars and workshops, as well as events and development opportunities.

We're working with The West Yorkshire Combined Authority, the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, and the AD:VENTURE enterprise programme to offer start-up support for new businesses in West Yorkshire.

We’ll match you with an expert business advisor to help you navigate the wonderful world of self-employment, and alongside your work with them, we’ll give you access to a range of exclusive webinars to help you on your way.

Our webinars include:

Jumpstart Your Planning

Have a business idea or recently started your own business? This session will help show you what to focus on, to achieve both short and long-term goals.

Crunching The Numbers

Keeping a track of the cash coming in and out is critical to running a successful business. Improve your confidence, knowledge and skills in bookkeeping with this easy-to-understand webinar. We’ll take a look at different bookkeeping systems and show you how to complete your tax returns and self-assessments.

Promoting Your Business Online

Find out how to leverage social media to ensure you're reaching the right people at the right time, and getting your message out there. We'll show you how to use both organic and paid social media campaigns to grow your audience and see real results.

Sales and Negotiation

Good negotiation skills will help your business grow. Whether securing a new partnership, making a sale, or working with a new supplier, the art of selling is just that, an art, and we're going to teach you how to perfect it.

To be eligible for Start Up West Yorkshire, you MUST be: 

For more information, fill in the form below, call us on 03301 755 759 and press option 4, or email:

See what other support we can offer in your area

We’ve helped more than 100,000 people to set up new businesses

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