Start-Up Workshops

Learn how to run a successful business with our programme of start-up workshops

Our start-up workshops give you the skills and knowledge to launch a successful business. They are practical sessions, allowing you to not only learn about essential business topics, but also to make progress with the development of your own  ideas.  

If you're considering starting a new business we'd love to have you come along. The workshops are FREE to attend and open to people with any business idea at any stage of development. 

We run the following business start up workshops:



Winning customers is one of the biggest challenges any new business will face. In this full-day workshop you will discover how to: find out what customers really want from you, turn customer heads with amazing marketing communications, use the right communication channels at the right time, and develop an action plan so you know exactly what to do next.

Financial Planning

This workshop will help you find out whether you are on the right track with plans for your new business.  We’ll help you discover:

- If you’ll be able to make enough money to sustain and grow the business
- How to do your book keeping
- What you can claim as business costs
- How to meet your legal requirements

When:  Monthly

Where: MILE House, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3RA

             Consett Innovation Centre, Consett, DH8 5XP

Cost: Fully funded


To book your place call

0191 389 2648 or email

01207 580011 or email