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South West

Be your own boss and bring your business idea to life with our support in the South West.

Join the 90,000 people we’ve helped to set up and grow a business.

Our teams work across Bath, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire and Frome, Gloucestershire, Avon, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall to provide unemployed people with the support they need to go self-employed.

We’re on hand to support you through this journey – whatever stage you’re at.

On average, our teams help to create one new business every 13 minutes of the working day.

We offer tailored advice, guidance and support to bring your start-up to life and help it to flourish. From hairdressers to architects and coffee shops to gyms, the opportunities are endless.

We’ll guide you through every nook and cranny of the self-employment and start-up journey, focusing on the all the detail you need to know, including:

Whether you’re thinking of going freelance or setting up a new company with employees, our expert advisors are on hand to keep you on the right track. Our support is only available for people who are in receipt of benefits

Find out more about our support.

We help someone start a new business every 13 minutes of the working day