You have a new business idea and want to progress this further but aren’t sure what steps should be taken. We can point you in the right direction of where to get help with essential research and turn your idea into a business. The Growth Hub can help you write your business plan, give guidance on what business structure you should adopt. Negotiate your way around the complexity of registering your business with HMRC and companies house and how to find an accountant. Find help with developing you  sales and marketing Strategies. Help is available for developing your online business and social media platforms. The ultimate guide to basic business accounting from Sage Advice gives detailed advice on how to manage your money.The Enterprise Allowance can provide money and support to help you start your own business if you’re getting certain benefits. There is lots of helpful advice for recruiting and hiring staff. Discover how a  business mentor can help you start your business. Find free legal advice for trading standards. We also have a mine of information in our Knowledge Centre. The new Government  Business Forum provides extensive support for people who are starting out in business. If you are looking for funding for your business our Finance pages can help.


Startup loans 

Use the Start up loan calculator to see what your repayments would be.

Below you will find a selection of both Humber and national organisations that will help with starting a business.

There are 27 organisations within Start up.

Humber Local Enterprise Partnership FUNDING & SUPPORT for Business through Business loan fund and Growing the Humber 01482 485260
Humber Business Week BIZ Week - A range of business events across the Humber 3rd - 7th June 2019 01482 465657
Chamber Acorn Fund (Humber) Ltd FUNDING - provider for new and existing businesses via Start Up Loans 01482 324976
Hull & East Yorkshire Credit Union FUNDING - Business Start up loans for new companies and compaines 01482 778753
Innovate UK FUNDING & SUPPORT to find and drive the science and technology innovations 01793 442700
SIRIUS FUNDING & SUPPORT a free source of business advice, support and funding for businesses of all stages or growth. 01482.890146
Transmit Start-Ups FUNDING & SUPPORT - provides finance, support and mentoring to new and existing entrepreneurs 0191 490 9328
Business Is Great Britain SUPPORT - Business Resources tools to help start new ventures, and grow your business. 0300 456 3565
East Riding of Yorkshire Council SUPPORT - Business Support for the East Riding of Yorkshire 01482 393939
Hull City Council Enterprise Support Team SUPPORT - Help with starting your own business,established business growth or relocating to Hull. 01482 300 301
North East Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesses and organisations looking to relocate to the area. 01472 326142
North Lincolnshire Council FUNDING & SUPPORT - Advice for local businesess and companies looking to locate to the area 01724 297330
University of Hull FUNDING & SUPPORT - A range of business support to start-ups and established businesses (0)1482 346311
Barclays Bank SUPPORT - Helping the next business generation achieve their ambitions 01482 332565
Chapter 3 Networking and Business Club SUPPORT - inspiring mature individuals to take the next step towards an exciting and fulfilling future.
E-Factor Group SUPPORT - providing real support to small and medium businesses 441472242667
Enterprise Nation SUPPORT - Resource for Business startups and established business 020 3871 2922
Enterprising Women SUPPORT - Help business women achieve the success they want, by empowering and supporting them 08000 121365
Hull and Humber Chamber Commerce SUPPORT - Strengthen the local economy by supporting our members in their business endeavours 01482 324976 / 01472 3429
Hull Library - Business & IP Centre SUPPORT - for entrepreneurs and innovators to launch and grow a business 01482 223 344
ICAEW SUPPORT - advice for owner-run businesses, SMEs and new business startups.
Mentors Me SUPPORT - Online gateway for any enterprises looking for mentoring services.
Start Ups SUPPORT - online resource for anyone starting and growing a busines 02071 833932
The Prince's Trust FUNDING & SUPPORT -  Training, Funding for 16 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed  01482 211368
Windsor Associates Ltd t/a Admin Centre SUPPORT - service to new businesses who are just starting out and don’t know how to go about setting up their business. 01724 898455
Xero SERVICES - Online accounting software for small businesses 07824150501
INTERCO DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING Training - Providers of Business and Softskills training under 25's and Business Development Consultancy +447729905578