- Access to Business A2B is a Wolverhampton based charity that help get disadvantaged local people into training, employment, self-employment and social enterprise and have a particular specialism in supporting disadvantaged people with health problems or disabilities.
Access to Business offer accredited and non-accredited training courses including practical IT courses and webinars on topics such as Facebook for Business, Designing with Canva, Blogging for Beginners but also covering topics like health and wellbeing. A2B is a UKOnline centre currently delivering UKOnline specialist programmes providing intensive 1-2-1 support for disabled people including IT, Finance and completing HMRC forms. You can sign up to free information sessions and find our more about their online programmes, courses and webinars here.
- Google for Startups built campuses to support a global network of top tech bubs, accelerators and diversity-focussed organisations across 125 countries connecting the campuses community to the best of Googles resources. It features startup school where you can join their comprehensive training program, the program equips leaders with the tools and skills to advance and scale their growing startup. Training takes place 2 – 3 times a week and will introduce startups to Google tools such as Google Ads, Google Analytics and Google Cloud. See Current Training.
- Small Business Britain is a champion of small businesses supporting 5.8 million small businesses in the UK have launched the Small Business Support Scheme to help businesses boost their connectivity, cash flow and confidence. Visit their webpages to read inspiring stories from entrepreneurs, listen to their podcasts and read their latest reports.
Startups offer a whole range of advice for new businesses including a section on raising finance.
Take a look at all their insights and opinions on all the different start up financing routes from entrepreneurs who’ve been through it. They cover information on grants and loans to equity finance from crowdfunding or external investors such as Angel Finance.