Start a Business

Have you ever had a business idea or considered working for yourself? Our team of expert business advisors have over 25 years’ experience and every year they help hundreds of people start up their own business. Self employment takes a lot of planning and becoming an entrepreneur is a big undertaking. Whether you are exploring self-employment as a career option or intending to start a business Enterprise North West can help guide you through the whole process from start to finish. This includes providing confidential and impartial advice on a one-to-one basis, help with producing your business plan and financial projections, training, signposting to other support organisations and help with identifying appropriate sources of financial support.

Business Growth

Once your business is established, you may start thinking about how to grow it. There are a number of ways you can expand your business. Advice from our expert business mentors can help you to identify the best way of taking your business to the next level. Our team will provide you with valuable one-to-one support as well as signposting to other support initiatives that may be able assist you. They can identify potential sources of funding which is almost always required to grow your business.

ADSA partners identified and evaluated five good practices which cane be viewed in the case studies below.

Social Enterprise

Enterprise North West offer effective, tailored support for social enterprises and community groups.  There aren’t many social enterprise specialists around, but we’re one of the most dedicated and passionate. As experts in our field, we are uniquely placed to help you set up or develop your social enterprise. We offer well-informed advice and have a solid understanding of all forms of social enterprise. We aim to support social enterprises to become financially sustainable, source and secure funding or investment, deliver quality services and or products, and where appropriate, we will support third sector organisations to win and deliver public service contracts.

Business Property

Fully serviced offices are available at our North West Business Complex site and also at the much sought after Ebrington Square. We can also offer a choice of light industrial units ranging in size from 400 sq. ft to 2,000 sq. ft. Tenants can avail of a range of benefits including flexible lease agreements, superfast broadband and all-inclusive utility packages. Take a minute to view the beautiful, 104 at Ebrington Square.

Training & Conference

Planning an event? Our Enterprise Hub can cater for meetings, conferences and training sessions. We have rooms to cater from 2 to 80 people. The equipment available includes multimedia projectors, laptops, TV & Video, flip charts, high speed broadband & Wi-Fi. Our onsite catering facilities can provide a full range of refreshments for your delegates. Packages can be tailored to suit your needs and of course budget. Guests can be accommodated in a variety of layouts to help deliver tailored solutions for your conference or business meeting.

Business Finance

Starting or growing a business can be challenging and you may need additional financial support to assist you in the early stages. Identifying, applying for and accessing funding is difficult. Our expert team of business advisors can help you determine the type of funding you require as well as identifying where you can apply for this funding. They can also guide you through the application process which can include application forms, financial projections and or business plans.

Meet The Team


The Enterprise Hub
NW Business Complex
Skeoge Ind. Estate
BT48 8SE
Telephone: 02871352693
104 at Ebrington Square
104 Hill Avenue
Ebrington Square
BT47 6HF