Warwickshire County Council manages a programme part funded by the European Regional Development Fund to help businesses start, grow and scale:
- Warwickshire Start-Up Support Service – One-to-one support and workshops/ masterclasses for Warwickshire businesses in their first 24 months of trading and Warwickshire residents looking to start a business. The service is delivered by Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce on behalf of WCC
- Business Ready – Support for tech-based and other innovation-led early-stage businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire. The programme is delivered by University of Warwick Science Park
- Project Warwickshire: Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Business Support – One-to-one support with workshops and masterclasses, for existing Warwickshire businesses in the tourism and leisure sectors. This support is delivered by Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Shakespeare’s England, on behalf of WCC
- Advice and support for other businesses looking to grow with focus on access to finance. This support is delivered by WCC
The programme is also funded by Warwickshire County Council, University of Warwick Science Park and Warwickshire’s District and Borough Councils.
The programme is linked to the Coventry and Warwickshire Business Support Programme which provides a range of other one-to-one and one-to many support activities. For more information and all enquires, contact CWLEP Growth Hub.