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Resources to help your business plan, adapt and enhance operations.


Have you spotted a gap in the market that a new business could fill? Access information and support for your new start-up, and hear from others who have started their own business in the North East.



From developing your own leadership skills, to making use of the support available, this toolkit is designed to champion leaders and share information to help businesses prosper.


Find out how your business can drive growth by accessing new markets or exploiting existing markets better. Access the latest markets guidance and explore trade business support plus finance and funding schemes.

Net Zero

This toolkit is designed to support you on your net zero journey, and identify the changes you can make to reduce your business’s carbon emissions.

Finance and funding

This toolkit is designed to help you build the knowledge and confidence to apply for finance, identify where you can get finance and funding support in the region, and how you can raise other sources of income from grants, tax credits, loans and other products.


To achieve successful growth and ensure the smooth running of any business, it’s important to have the right processes and procedures in place.