Do you dream of becoming your own boss? Have you got the expertise but need assistance with the finer details?

We can help! Nwes offers advice and training, access to finance, and mentoring for those wishing to start their own business. Browse through our support packages and resources below, and contact us to find out how you can take the first steps towards your business start up.

Support Programmes

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London Property Advice Service

Delivered by Nwes on behalf of the London Growth Hub, we’re delighted to announce a new London Property Advice Service programme that’s carefully designed to give owners of small and medium-sized businesses the knowledge, expertise and confidence to help them to take on a lease in the capital.

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Start Up Loans

Start Up Loans is a government backed initiative designed to provide finance to people over 18 wanting to start a business. As an official delivery partner, Nwes delivers Start Up Loans across the East of England, London and East Midlands.

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Start, Scale, Grow

Designed to give owners of start-ups and SMEs the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to scale and grow their businesses.

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What’s the BIG idea?

Back for its second year, this initiative offers the opportunity to young entrepreneurs aged 18-25 to receive business advice and attend workshops to help develop their idea and get them ready to pitch the idea to a panel of experts for cash prizes. Enter before 31st July 2018!

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Start Up Ready

For residents of Tower Hamlets, The Start Up Ready programme provides free business support for entrepreneurs who wish to start their own business.

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General Lending

Lending available through a variety of funds within the London area. Subject to availability, we might be able to provide short-term loans, Sharia Compliant Loans for entrepreneurs of Muslim faith and gap funding with other lenders.

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Lewisham Business Advisory Service

For residents of Lewisham, if you are looking for expert 1-to-1 business advice and / or loan finance to help you to start or grow your business, we can help you.

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Enterprise for Everyone

A programme of support funded by the European Regional Development Fund to give help and advice to develop business ideas and see the idea through to launch a new business.

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Start & Grow (Programme)

The Start & Grow programme delivers support and training to potential entrepreneurs across England over a three year period (applications now closed).

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Croydon Enterprise Loan Fund

The Croydon Enterprise Loan Fund is a growth programme designed to support businesses in Croydon to access finance in order to start or grow a business

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Start & Grow (Online)

New to Nwes and free to register for, Start & Grow is the only online business support platform of it’s kind in the UK. Free tutorials, live chat with qualified business advisors and much more!

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Business Plan template

Every journey starts with a first step. Download our Business Plan template to support your start-up planning.

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Business Plan Financials template (non VAT version)

Begin financial planning for your business start-up by downloading our Business Plan Financials template (non VAT version).

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Business Plan Financials template (VAT version)

Begin financial planning for your business start-up by downloading our Business Plan Financials template (VAT version).

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Business Finance Guide

A resource from ICAEW and British Business Bank, view the business finance guide online.

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“Last year Nwes helped over 500 businesses to start trading and supported over 300 established businesses with advice, training and finance”.

Wood Green Works Launch Event

Wood Green Works, 40 Cumberland road N22 7SG

23rd July, 2018

1st Steps to Start-Up - FREE 2 Day Workshop

Rouen House Rouen Road Norwich Norfolk, NR1 1RB

16th July, 2018


Workshop Calendar

We highly recommend attending our business events and workshops. From the basics to the more complex, our popular events are available to all and cover everything from digital marketing to business tax.

General Enquiries: 08456 099991

Property Enquiries: 08454 374465

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