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.

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Enterprise Steps

The Enterprise Steps Programme is led by Newham College with partners London South Bank University and Nwes. This exciting programme is Part-Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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We In Social Tech

The new accelerator for female social tech founders. ‘We in Social Tech’ offers three cohorts of 20 women-led businesses six months of comprehensive support, business consultancy, growth mentoring, access to industry experts, and a collaborative workspace to help you grow your business.

Click the tab to visit We in Social Tech website to find out more on how to apply.

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Start Up Loans

Start Up Loan is a personal loan for business purposes. You borrow over 1–5 years at a fixed rate of 6% per annum. The scheme lends to applicants who are 18 years or older at the time of application. Individuals can receive one loan per business, however more than one partner in a business can apply for a Start Up Loan.

Please note that that a credit check will be carried out as part of your application.

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Resources

Comprehensive business plan template 2022

A template to help you complete a plan for your business. Please also see the guidance notes, made to assist you in using this template.

 

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Business plan guidance notes 2022

Notes to assist you when using our template to complete your business plan.

 

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Financials Excel Spreadsheet- NON VAT Sole Trader or Partnership

Use this NON VAT version of the financials spreadsheet as part of your business plan if you are a sole trader or partnership. Some areas of the excel file are password protected - if needed, the password is "Norwich"

 

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Financials Excel Spreadsheet – VAT Sole Trader or Partnership

Use this VAT version of the financials spreadsheet as part of your business plan if you are a sole trader or partnership. Some areas of the excel file are password protected - if needed, the password is "Norwich"

 

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Financials Excel Spreadsheet – VAT Limited company

Use this VAT version of the financials spreadsheet as part of your business plan if you are a Limited Company. Some areas of the excel file are password protected - if needed, the password is "Norwich"

 

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Financials Excel Spreadsheet – NON VAT Limited Company

Use this NON VAT version of the financials spreadsheet as part of your business plan if you are a Limited Company. Some areas of the excel file are password protected - if needed, the password is "Norwich"

 

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“Last year Nwes helped over 700 businesses to start trading and grow, lending £6 million alongside our advice and training

 

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.

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