Support for business

To help your business compete successfully and function efficiently we offer support across a variety of areas. Our support is tailored to your needs and includes advice, mentoring and finance.

Contact our
Business support team

0800 181 4422


Start a business

Access a comprehensive package of support for your new business.

Operate more efficiently

Keep your business competitive and increase your profits by finding new ways to work smart.

Improve skills

Help your business boost productivity and increase profits by improving the skills of managers and employees.

Find funding

Find out what sources of finance are available to help your business get started and grow.

Find new markets

Open up a world of opportunities by exporting your goods or services outside Northern Ireland.

Think ahead

Helping your business mitigate the risks and maximise the opportunities of Brexit.

Develop products and services

Get help to turn your concept into a viable product, overcome technical challenges and protect your idea.

Develop strategy

We offer advice on market research, strategy development, implementation, and give you access to extensive business information.


Get information, advice and guidance on submitting a claim, and key requirements of Eligible cost policies.


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GDPR video workshop - how to be compliant and keep your data safe
Danny Smyth, Information Governance & Data Protection Manager
Mar 16, 2018
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