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Business schemes available - 182

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Social Enterprise Newry Mourne Down

Mentoring and coaching for individuals or community groups seeking to explore social enterprise to meet a social need.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Innovate Accelerate

Promoting trade outside the island of Ireland, including mentoring, grant and video creation.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Mid and East Antrim Food & Drink Network

Workshops, mentoring, best practice visits and support at exibitions for agri-food businesses.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Digital Boost Programme

Mentoring tailored to meet specific digital needs, including selling online, social media, marketing, web design, digital strategy and data analytics.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Business Escalator Plus Programme

Mentoring on topics including finance, marketing, IT, HR, business planning, export, innovation and business growth.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Business Health-check

Business diagnostic plus signposting to further support.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council


Pop-up shops in Derry/Strabane to allow new entreprenuers to sell locally manufactured products.

Derry City and Strabane District Council

3-month rates holiday | NI only

Retail, hospitality, tourism, leisure, childcare, newspapers and airports will receive a three months rates holiday

Department of Finance (DoF), Land & Property Services (LPS)

Social enterprise and co-operative support

Help for setting up a new social enterprise or co-operative including advice, networking opportunities, coaching and workshops.

Belfast City Council

Grow your business and become more resilient

Through this programme, businesses can avail of one-to-one mentoring, workshops and networking events and group mentoring sessions.

Belfast City Council