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.


Latest News

How new technology is changing the way customers shop
Nick Martin, e-Business Advisor
Feb 16, 2018
Opportunities await in the land Down Under
Peter Hendrikssen Regional Manager, Australia & New Zealand
Feb 14, 2018
Giving companies a head start with our Business Information Centre
Mandy Mills, Business Information Centre Manager
Feb 13, 2018
Why should a business pay more on its energy bills unnecessarily?
Helen Smyth, PR & Media Relations
Jan 30, 2018
Could your waste be another business’ treasure?
Helen Smyth, PR & Media Relations
Jan 22, 2018
Innovation and offering real customer benefits key to success in Canadian market
Michael Barton, Regional Manager Canada
Jan 17, 2018 registration

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