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.
- 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.