Start-Up Support Package

***Please note, to book onto these workshops you must be a resident in Somerset, or your start-up business must have a registered Company’s House address in Somerset (this does not include North Somerset).***


If you’re in Somerset and thinking of, or have already set up your business as a start-up, but are struggling with some of the more daunting aspects, we can help! 

With our Pre-Start and Start-Up Support Package, you’ll have everything you need to get the groundwork nailed and your first customer on the books.

Getting clarity over every aspect of your business will give you a sure-fire roadmap to success. This pre-start and start-up support will allow you to avoid any pitfalls in your new business, consider important aspects for future businesses such as a green policy and cyber security, and save you time and money by giving you everything you need in one place.

The support is delivered as an array of easily-digestible workshops by specialists which each cover a different area of your business to ensure that you don’t miss any of the important stuff, such as:

Carbon Footprint Capture Plan

***Please note, to book onto this event you must be a resident in Somerset, or your start-up...

13th April 2021
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Carbon Footprint Capture Plan

Introduction to Import and Export Control

***Please note, to book onto this event you must be a resident in Somerset, or your start-up...

14th April 2021
Introduction to Import and Export Control

Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP), Copyright and Patent

***Please note, to book onto this event you must be a resident in Somerset, or your start-up...

15th April 2021
Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP), Copyright and Patent

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Plus you will have the opportunity to access 1-2-1 support from our expert business advisers who can help you with the finer details of your business. 

Who can access the Pre-Start and Start-Up Support Package?

Our series of workshops are open to green and other pre-start up and start-up businesses and social enterprises from residents in Somerset, or if a start-up, with a registered Company’s House address in Somerset.

How much does it cost?

These workshops are free to attend for residents who either live or have a registered business in Somerset. They are fully funded by the Somerset Authorities as part of the Business Rate Retention (BRR) Programme.

How do I book my place?

Check out the dates and times above of our upcoming workshops and book your place today! We encourage you to sign up to the whole series to really boost your business.

  • Find out more

    If you have any questions about the Start-Up Support Package, the individual workshops, or the 1-2-1 business support, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our expert team.

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    Our Business Planning and Finance workshop will show you how to compile a robust, investment-ready business plan and how to complete a financial forecast to benefit your business.