Self employed or considering it? We can help
Be your own boss, bring your business ideas to life and develop your start-up with our enterprise support.
Join the more than 100,000 people we’ve helped to set up and grow a business.
We’re on hand to support you through this journey – whatever stage you’re at.
People’s lifestyles are changing. Self-employment is flexible around health or childcare needs and with the job market shifting towards more consultants, contractors and gig-economy workers, we want to support this change.
On average, our expert 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 have answers to every question, help you calculate all the risks, and 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:
- Legal matters
From setting up a Facebook page to organising your taxes, we have your back.
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. And it’s all totally free, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria.
We can also support other training and employability providers to enhance their enterprise service.
Working in partnership with the likes of Lloyds Bank, Google, the Federation of Small Businesses and Sage, we have a team of more than 100 specialists delivering a series of programmes across the UK.
We offer support in Greater Manchester, Cheshire & Warrington, the West Midlands, the South West, the South East Midlands and Scotland
Check out our quick video on what support we can offer you