Useful Links and Support Available
Reciprocal links are offered for advice and information only and do not indicate endorsement by either party.
North Tyneside Business Forum connects and represents businesses within the borough – their supportive supportive network encourages members to grow, employ staff, achieve sustainability and strive for corporate responsibility.
They will help you find support and networking opportunities by running events and encouraging collaborative working with other businesses in the area.
If you’re looking for advice, funding information, networking opportunities and the latest business news across North Tyneside, the Business Forum can help you find the support you need.
North Tyneside Business Forum support any business with a trading address in North Tyneside
And the best part is, it’s absolutely FREE
The North East Growth Hub brings all of the information that a small business, just starting up or looking to expand and grow, would need together in one, easy to access, digital platform. It also provides a place for businesses across the region to connect, ask for advice and support each other.
The Growth Hub is at the core of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s ambitions to create a world-class entrepreneurial and innovative business growth and finance ecosystem. It is the digital place where businesses, their advisors and business support and finance providers need to be for access to the latest information on business growth and finance support.
You can find tool kits, events, information and more on the growth hub
ACAS – This site has lots of useful information relating to work and employment. ACAS also offer courses and employment templates as well as support with dispute resolution and a helpline for general information
National Business Register – Check if your proposed company name, domain name or trade name have already been registered. The site also provides a registration service (fees apply)
Pensions Regulator – Information & guidance on work-based DB & DC schemes plus new pension rules & auto enrolment
Gov.uk/Business – The UK Government’s portal of information about starting up and running a business in the UK, including help if you’re self employed or a sole trader. Includes links to important sites such as Trading Standards, HMRC and Companies House
National Enterprise Network – If you’re outside of North Tyneside and want help, you can find details of your local enterprise agency here
TEDCO – TEDCO are the delivers of The Business Factory’s start-up programme and their team of business advisors are here for you every step of the way. Services includes business advice, business training and mentoring.
Invest North Tyneside – Offers advice on all matters relating to business investment in the borough. Companies can tap into a broad range of support from property searches and bespoke research on the region to providing advice on access to funding.
NBSL – An Enterprise Agency helping people to start their own business and support existing businesses to grow and develop.
North Tyneside Council – For all information about public services in North Tyneside
Learndirect – provides online learning to help you obtain knowledge and qualifications
NEPIC – A membership organisation working to grow the chemical-using industries, businesses and associated supply chain in the North East of England.
Tyne Metropolitan College – North Tyneside’s college provides a range of courses and qualifications