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If you're in the process of starting or have recently started a business, social enterprise or co-operative and need guidance to develop your business strategy, our support programmes can help.
Our free, tailored business support includes:
We offer support programmes including:
Complete our online form (link opens in a new window) about your business support needs. Our team will assess your information and contact you within three working days to outline support available to you.
Rebel on Demand will give you the information, inspiration and practical help you need to get your business idea up and running. They’ve collected videos, podcasts, blogs and information from their live events to give you a service you can enjoy free every day at any time.
To register and use these resources, go to Rebel on Demand - Rebel Business School (link opens in a new window).
Spare Room to Stellar shares the stories and lessons of three businesses that started in spare rooms in Belfast and now compete on a global scale. The businesses are Blk Box, BPerfect Cosmetics and Suki Tea.
Inspired by these three films, existing and ‘would be’ entrepreneurs can book a free consultation where you’ll be signposted to the most relevant sources of support for your idea or early stage business, including:
View Spare Room to Stellar (link opens in a new window)
No matter how big or small your idea is, the Go For It programme can turn your idea into a successful business. See how the programme was instrumental in helping Stacey Quinn set up her business ‘Sports 4 Autism’.
Belfast City Council is the Data Controller under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the personal data it gathers for the purposes of sending regular Economic Development Unit emails from Belfast City Council.
The council accepts that you are providing your personal data on the basis of consent and are positively agreeing for the council to hold and further use it.
The personal data may be shared internally within the council with staff who are involved in providing this service and where necessary, between internal departments with the purpose of supporting an effective delivery of service.
Your personal data will not be shared or disclosed to any other organisation without your consent, unless the law permits or places an obligation on the council to do so.
The personal data is held and stored by the council in a safe and secure manner and in compliance with Data Protection legislation and in line with the council’s Records Retention and Disposal Schedule.
If you have any queries regarding the processing of your personal data or wish to withdraw your consent to the processing of it, please contact the Economic Development Unit on 028 9027 0482.
If you wish to contact the council’s Data Protection Officer, please write to:
Belfast City Council,
City Hall Belfast,
or email email@example.com.
For more information and advice, get in touch.
Economic Development, 4th floor, 9 Adelaide, 9-21 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8DJ