Research intensive university and a founding member of the Russell Group of elite British universities
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has around 200,000 members across 33 regions and 188 branches.
Offering undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in various subjects
Arts Impact Fund
Forest Entrepreneurs is a friendly local networking group supporting businesses based in and around the New Forest area.
Hampshire's leading Business Support community working together for mutual advantage offering a cohesive approach to delivering more effective business support.
Eastleigh Borough Council have pledged to create a minimum of 10 apprenticeship opportunities over the next 12 months for local young people aged 16-23. Apprenticeships will be offered within a range of council departments and training will be with either a local specialist training provider or FE college.
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce represents and engages with businesses of all sizes and sectors from across the County of Hampshire and beyond, delivering services to help business prosper. The Chamber supports new and existing businesses with the information they need to grow.
Boosting local employment, job creation and business growth through apprenticeships and Support programmes
Not-for-profit community interest company, representing around 200 producers, hospitality venues, shops and cookery schools
The organisation ‘a space arts’ provides affordable studio space and professional development opportunities for emerging artistic talent. ‘a space arts’ provides start up opportunities for graduates in the visual arts and a range of creative industries.
A membership organisation offering networking opportunities
Research Councils UK (RCUK) are responsible for investing public money in research in the UK to advance knowledge and generate new ideas which lead to a productive economy, healthy society and contribute to a sustainable world.
Accelerators and Incubators
The EEF representing manufacturing at the heart of government. The EEF is the route to services including membership, training, development, consultancy and representation.
The Isle of Wight College has a national reputation for providing outstanding teaching and learning and has many first class facilities.
Open 4 Funding portal provides comprehensive coverage of all available funding opportunities, including European Union, national Government programmes, regional schemes and local initiatives, and is kept fully up to date by an in-house research team. End-users are given free access to an easy to navigate online tool so they can search for themselves through all the funding opportunities available to them.