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Central Bedfordshire Council Start-up Support Programme

The Central Bedfordshire Council Start-up Support Programme, delivered by Wenta, offers start-up grants, free one-to-one business advice and skills training to anyone thinking of starting a business in Central Bedfordshire.

What is a Start-up Support Programme?

How Central Bedfordshire Council are helping the local economy

This exciting programme has been designed for early stage businesses with ambitions to grow. If you’re looking for opportunities to raise revenue, monetise merchandise, or sell services from Central Bedfordshire, this programme has been created just for you.

Get free, independently tailored advice, training workshops and networking tools so that you can accelerate your business with the help of first-class experts and facilities.

Get access to a wide network of specialists that can help take your business to the next level, whether that's with your website, technology, finances or product development.

Register your interest now.

Book your free advice session

Unsure where to start? Call us, or open a Live Chat with a Triage Assessor to book your FREE 121 conversation.

Contact us to start a conversation.

What's on offer

Central Bedfordshire Availability

Virtual or face-to face sessions

Book a FREE business advice session.

Telephone, face-to-face, or virtual.

Your business, your way.

One to one business advice.

Specialist learning content

Access new skills.

CPD Certified? Absolutely.

Free Training.

Business bookshelf

Free resources, articles and tips.

Business plan templates.

Expanding your team, and everything in-between.

Business Bookshelf.

Progress check-in calls

Regular emailed content

Templates, newsletters and updates

Access to grants

Trackable progress

Partnerships and collaboration opportunities

Grant available through this programme

View the Grant information.

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