Business Services

If you are in need of help to get your business started, or to expand your business, you’re in safe hands.  We provide assistance to start up and established co-operatives and social enterprises and also to employee buy-outs.

We can:

  • Help you to develop your business plan
  • Guide your research
  • Signpost sources of grants and loans to help get you started
  • Assist you with financial and marketing skills
  • Make sure your proposals are viable before you commit yourselves
  • Draw up the most appropriate legal structure to achieve your aims
  • Register your business
  • Help you to explore and understand the benefits of working co-operatively
  • Demonstrate how to organise your co-operative or social enterprise effectively
  • Help your business grow

Contact us at or call 0116 222 5010 if you would like to find out more.