Enterprise Nation


Enterprise Nation offers a supportive community for business owners and would-be entrepreneurs. Some of their key features include their news and guides for small businesses owners and start-ups, blog and eBookshop. Enterprise Nation also holds events, including online events and webinars. As well as this they also have the Enterprise Nation Marketplace which is home to 11k plus small businesses advisers ready to help with any information or support you may require.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses


The program provides practical education for small business leaders in the UK. Participants will receive 100 hours of teaching delivered through online and residential sessions led by Said Business School, University of Oxford, Aston University, University of Leeds and Manchester Metropolitan University. The program is fully funded for successful applicants.

Princes Trust


We believe that every young person should have the chance to succeed. So, we help 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives. Our free programmes give young people the practical and financial support they need to stabilise their lives. We help them develop key skills while boosting their confidence and motivation.



Scavenger is a service aimed at people who are looking for information to help them start and run a small business. The factsheets, guides and reports are designed to be a starting point for researching a specific idea or business topic. They provide guidance for people seeking information about their target market or their business idea, as well as business rules and regulations.

Start & Grow – Cavendish Enterprise


Start & Grow is a national program that provides a range of pre and post start support to individuals across England looking to start a business. Business must have aspiration and capability to make the business a success

Start your own business


Aim to help anyone running their own business or thinking of doing so. The aim was to provide a resource that could highlight the support that is available in each area on a LOCAL basis.

The Enterprise Foundation


The Enterprise Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation run by seasoned business operators for the advancement of business start-ups with an emphasis on Social Enterprise and particularly for Social Innovation.

The Young Foundation


A leading centre for social innovation and social investment. We’ve published ground-breaking research on the theory and practice of innovation, set up many new initiatives and ventures, and supported hundreds of social entrepreneurs and ventures to scale up and deepen their impact. We support creativity and innovation, rigorously analysing what works and exploring new financing models that deliver sustainability and value for money.