You can access hour’s worth of support with a business development officer or advisor all bespoke to your business. We can help you to take your business to the next level, broker funding, and advise where your business could improve in areas.
We can offer any business in North Tyneside, hours worth of specialist consultancy even if there’s just you, a few staff, 20 staff or up to 250 employees.
You can also access a range of free daily workshops and training on topics such as social media, creating engaging images, public relations, commercial premises, accountancy, content creation for website and more.
To help support our businesses and give you the support you need, we have developed partnerships with a number of local businesses who will deliver the specialist consultancy.
Here’s what each of our partners can do to help your business.
HR Department Newcastle
Jayne Hart heads HR Dept Newcastle. She has extensive experience working with small businesses, public sector and charities. Jayne and her team understand the unique challenges small businesses face and have developed a full HR and employment law service to meet these demands.
Pulse Creative Marketing
Paul Finch of Pulse Creative Marketing uses creative marketing solutions that achieve results. Paul strongly believes in the power of great design combined with intelligent and creative thinking to achieve effective results.
“We have now had two sessions with Sales and one session with Procurement. Both are proving to be a fantastic resource for us…extremely knowledgeable and providing us with a lot of direction. We are looking forward to putting together some bid packages”
Kate Tulip of Vibrant PR, is a PR and communications specialist with experience in developing and delivering effective and targeted campaigns for start-up business and small to medium sized ventures.
PM Commercial Property Consultants
Paul Murphy of PM Commercial Property Consultants is a commercial property expert. Paul acts for a number of clients including local authorities and he is involved in Community Asset Transfer and advising new start ups and established companies on a range of key property matters.
Tedco Business Support
Gordon Hanna of Tedco Business support has extensive sales experience, including premium brands like Mercedes and BMW. He has delivered sales coaching through various projects and runs sales surgeries and workshops.
Gavin Spencer of Beach Accountants is a fully qualified accountant with a passion for taxation and business consultancy. He is a Fellow member of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants, and enjoys helping new businesses to find their feet with everything to do with finance.
North East Social Media Ltd
Amanda Dixon of North East Social Media has been helping business at The Business Factory for 7 years now. She has been helping business to grow online for over 11 years and is a Facebook Certified Digital Marketing Associate. Amanda is also accredited by Facebook to deliver Facebook and Instagram training on their #SheMeansBusiness program. She and her team deliver all aspects of Social Media training, across all platforms and on Websites and SEO.
Procurement and Tendering
KMS Business Development and Improvement Solutions
Michael Shiel of KMS BDIS is a business development specialist with extensive tendering & bid writing experience.
He has wide-ranging knowledge of public & private sector tenders and helps businesses of all sizes to maximise their tendering capability.
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Your business can benefit from access to any of this support, our experienced business development officers can help you decide which areas your business can improve in and guide you through the support you need.