Starting a Business – Start-up information and advice from Warwickshire County Council and other organisations to provide free specialist start-up advice.
Better West Midlands – The Better West Midlands project is backed by the West Midlands Leaders Board and the Skills Funding Agency’s regional European Social Fund programme, the project has provided support to over 10,000 workers from over 600 companies in the last three years.
Business Centre – Incubator Units – Warwickshire County Council operates light industrial and office units in managed serviced accommodation. For alternative incubator facilities visit the University of Warwick Science Park website.
Grants, Loans and Business Finance – Information about other funding opportunities such as European Funding, National Lottery and Green Funds.
CW Growth Hub – a public funded business support organisation, working to advise businesses on a range of issues, including skills, innovation, property, planning, access to finance and international trade. Their experienced account managers work with a wide range of businesses to support growth, create jobs and increase turnover and profitability.
Rural Business Support – There are a variety of programmes that provide financial support to rural businesses in Warwickshire such as grants, loans, subsidised advice and training.
Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) – It offers a wide portfolio of services, from piratical hands-on advice and guidance, through to managed referrals to a network of quality assured manufacturing consultants and suppliers, MAS provides a diagnostic approach to identifying and solving your exact manufacturing needs.
Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) – The WMG is a group of professionals established as an integral part of the University of Warwick. The aim of the Group is to enable companies to realise their full potential through the application of ‘state of the art’ business processes, methodologies and technology by training, research and consultancy.
UK Trade and Investment – Provide business opportunities, expert trade advice and support to UK-based companies wishing to grow their business overseas.
University of Warwick Science Park Support – The University of Warwick Science Park support service is designed to assist technology based business start-ups and small and medium sized businesses, maximise their potential for growth. They offer access to capital, technical marketing, support for solving technical and business process problems using students and mediated networking with other companies to solve problems and to create new business opportunities.
Enterprise Quest – Information, ideas, know how and tips for small businesses.
Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) – The driving force for economic growth in Coventry and Warwickshire – helping to create the right conditions for inward investment and business expansion.
Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub – Provides support to local businesses. Through expert advisors, they represent the most influential business support organisations in the region, including The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, Coventry University Enterprises (CUE), Warwickshire County Council and Coventry City Council.