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Business Support & Advice

Starting a business can be both exciting and challenging. Whether you are already a fledgling business or on the cusp of going it alone we will share key sources of advice and support. Make the most of the free advice and guidance that is available to help you turn your ideas into a business.

Bury Means Business works closely with local, regional and national support services to make sure you can access free, specialist advice to make your start-up ambitions become a reality.

To speak with us about the support available to help you start, sustain or grow your Bury business email

The following organisations can provide you with up-to-date, appropriate and relevant advice and support:

Growth Company Business Growth Hub

The Growth Company Business Growth Hub support businesses at all stages of their growth journey with a broad range of services. They offer expert one-to-one and peer-to-peer business support, events, specialist programmes, funding and much more Business Growth Hub.

Your Bury Account Manager, Loide Costa, is happy to help you with your enquiries. You can contact her by email:

PeoplePlus Enterprise

PeoplePlus Enterprise offers business support for those looking to start a business, or to grow an existing one. From 1-2-1 meetings, workshops and online learning, to further training and expert advice, PeoplePlus Enterprise can help your business not only survive, but thrive too.


EnterprisingYou is a specially designed programme to support self-employed individuals (including those who work in the gig economy) and small business owners to grow their income and business. 

Web: Enterprising You - Help for Self-Employed in Manchester