Partners

Our Partners

Enterprise Hub is delivered through a consortium of expert partner organisations led by lead and accountable body The Women’s Organisation. Whatever your business needs our enterprise gateway team can link you to an organization that suits your business needs.

The Women’s Organisation

The Women’s Organisation support women by helping them to achieve their personal, social and economic potential. As well as leading on the Enterprise Hub project, they also deliver business start-up and growth services directly to women within the Liverpool City Region consisting of one to one support and various training courses. Website >

Everton Development Trust

Everton Development Trust are an established Social Enterprise organisation, focusing their delivery of support to the heart of the Everton community. As an Enterprise Hub partner, they assist their clients who have a business idea by providing advice on developing business plans, funding, administration, finance systems and marketing. Website >

Granby Toxteth Development Trust

Granby Toxteth Development Trust are an independent, not for profit organisation acting as a community anchor for residents within Toxteth and the surrounding area of Liverpool. They provide business planning sessions to their community who are looking to become self-employed or grow their business through covering next steps, staffing, finances, tax and marketing. Website >

Liverpool Central Library Business & IP Centre

Enterprise Hub partners BIPC Liverpool offer free access to Business and Intellectual Property databases and publications including market research, company data, business news plus information about intellectual property to protect your ideas, workshops, events and signposting services.

Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service

Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service (LDAS) are proud Community Delivery Partners of Enterprise Hub, contribute to the overall success of the Enterprise Hub by ensuring HEAT’s mainstream service provision for community engagement, welfare support, training and education and enterprise signposting and domestic abuse support is fully integrated into the provision offered by the Enterprise Hub for the benefit of those wanting to access support. Website >

Merseyside Expanding Horizons

Delivery partners Merseyside Expanding Horizons work with people who experience isolation and social exclusion in their communities. Their business start-up support specialises in offering information workshops and one to one guidance to potential-entrepreneurs, who have disabilities, health conditions or are long term unemployed. Website >

Merseycare NHS Trust

Merseycare NHS Trust specialise in community and inpatient services that support mental health, learning disabilities, addictions, brain injuries and physical health. They are proud to support more vulnerable members of the community to access Enterprise Hub services. Website >

Plus Dane Housing

Enterprise Hub partners Plus Dane Housing are a social purpose housing association that own and manage homes across Merseyside and Cheshire. They are proud to support and signpost tenants into the project to access business start-up services. Website >

Prince’s Trust

The Princes Trust aim to transform the lives of young people to learn and earn, by helping them find the tools and confidence to try-out free courses and start careers. As a partner of the Enterprise Hub they work with 18 to 30-year-olds to turn big ideas into a reality through training and mentoring services. Website >

Safe Regeneration

SAFE Regeneration are a community business based in Bootle, bringing significant social, economic and environmental benefits to its neighbourhood. Their expert advice offers support to anyone thinking about starting a business including research, marketing, planning, finances and processes. Website >

St Helens Chamber of Commerce

St Helens Chamber are one of the largest Chambers in the UK who address specific issues faced by the St Helens community by offering support to start, grow and succeed. As an Enterprise Hub partner their enterprise activities help develop ideas into viable business plans and guide next steps to their members. Website >

Torus Foundation

Torus Foundation are the charitable arm of Torus; the North West’s largest affordable homes provider that also partner with communities to build better futures. Service users of the foundation who are looking to go self-employed, are directed into the project to help lead them on a path to reach their goals. Website >

Wirral Chamber of Commerce

Delivery partners Wirral Chamber of Commerce develop and promote Wirral, ensuring it is seen as an area recognised for investment, job creation, social wellbeing and economic prosperity. Their skilled and experienced team support Wirral start-ups and Wirral-based businesses on their journey through mentoring and business planning services. Website >

Writing on the Wall

Writing on the Wall (WoW) are a writing and literature organisation based in Liverpool, that nurture aspiring novelists, poets and spoken word artists. As a creative influence they host monthly appointments where creatives can receive specialist creative industries advice to help them on their journey. Website >

Funders

Enterprise Hub is funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regeneration. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

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