If you’re ready to take the steps to start your business the Worcestershire Business Central team is always on hand to help.
Starting Your Business
Starting Up a Business
When starting your own business, preparation is key and that’s why Worcestershire Business Central are here – to provide the guidance and signposting you need to ensure you start your business venture well informed and well equipped to deal with the journey ahead.
This section provides a step by step guide of everything you’ll need to consider when setting up a business.
Call our team today on 01905 677 888 for further information on how we can support you to ensure your business is ready for launch. Alternatively, read on.
Starting a new business venture may seem daunting, but through the Enterprising Worcestershire programme you will be able to access business workshops and tailored one to one support. A variety of Grants are available to new business start-ups and your local Blue Orchid advisor can assist with applying for these grants.
Worcester Enterprise aims to involve, inform and inspire students and the wider community in Worcestershire about doing business.
How to Start Your Own Business
We’ve created business start-up guides on the following areas to get you started:
Starting Your Business Programmes & Funding
The University of Worcester is proud to be a significant stakeholder and community anchor for business growth in Worcestershire. In line with the Universities ambitions in this area, we have developed the Worcester Enterprise brand. Worcester Enterprise aims to...
Worcestershire is one of the top places in the UK for the number of new business start-ups. The County has been ranked 18th in the whole of the country for the number of new firms starting out in 2017. In total, there were 7,804 new businesses formed in...
Living in Worcestershire? Thinking about starting your own business? Want some help? Enterprising Worcestershire's dedicated and experienced business advisors from Blue Orchid will deliver a minimum of 12 hrs free support workshops and 1-2-1 to help you get to grips...
Starting Your Business Case Studies
Based in Bromsgrove, Studio B61 is a creative services agency offering graphic design, marketing and communications strategy and in-house printing solutions. It works with corporate clients across a range of sectors, including property, finance, leisure and tourism...
Nikki left the corporate world of IT after 20 years, to follow her heart and do something more creative. After studying at Pershore Horticulture College, she set up her own business ‘Styling Homes and Gardens’ in April 2015 to provide home and garden makeovers. Within...
Sheela started her business in September 2015 and is proud to teach Asian Vegetarian Cookery courses. She started her cookery courses from her kitchen table and has now extended her business in doing food demonstrations at local events and delivering cookery sessions...