Reengage your business, employees, and clients; providing support to restructure your business and help improve business efficiencies, processes, and technology.
Business support available to you
Hothouse supports makers at the start of their career
Hothouse is the Crafts Council’s national programme of creative and business support for makers at the start of their career.
It is a part-time programme run over the course of six months that gives makers the tools they need to build a successful and sustainable craft business. Monthly full-day training sessions and a residential course will give you the skills to:
• Create a business plan
• Set business goals
• Know how to do your accounts and price your work.
• Write and talk about your work confidently.
• Market your practice well.
As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. We are a not-for-profit organisation, led by a team of our members, which exists to serve the small business community across the UK.
Starting at just £147 in the first year plus a £30 joining fee for businesses with no employees we pride ourselves in supporting smaller businesses like yours.
Open to FSB members and non members:
FSB Membership Benefits include:
The European exchange programme for Entrepreneurs.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs helps provide aspiring European entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to start and/or successfully run a small business in Europe. New entrepreneurs gather and exchange knowledge and business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur, with whom they stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months.
As a new entrepreneur, you will benefit from on-the-job training in a small or medium-sized enterprise in another Participating Country. You can also benefit from access to new markets, international cooperation and potential possibilities for collaboration with business partners abroad.
Mr Toni Saraiva -firstname.lastname@example.org
The British Exporters Association (BExA) is an independent national trade association representing the interests of the export community. Membership is open to all companies and other organisations resident in the United Kingdom who export goods or services, or who provide assistance to such companies in the promotion and furtherance of export activities.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is a dynamic, high-profile and independent business network, with Chambers across the UK. Local Chambers sit at the heart of the community, working with businesses of all sizes, and representing all sectors.
BCC has been growing British business for more than 150 years, providing companies with practical support, useful connections and valuable access to new ideas and innovations. Even though the BCC is not for profit, they are powerfully placed to help those who are. To find out more about becoming a member, contact your local Chamber.