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Latest information and advice

Got a great business idea? Need some backing to get it off the ground? Oldham Council are here to help with a wide-range of support, from grants to mentoring, through our network of partners. Support offered includes:

  • Undertaking a reality check so you can understand what’s really involved in being self-employed or starting up.
  • Support in developing a business plan, accessing finance and establishing routes to market.
  • Start-up grants from the Oldham Enterprise Trust for those under-26 years of age and loans for those under 35 years of age.
  • Signposting you to relevant business resources nearby.
  • Connecting you to likeminded entrepreneurs for mentoring support and industry veterans for practical advice.
  • Access to free business start-up programmes provided by GC Business Growth Hub  and People Plus

Interested? Simply fill out the contact form and one of the team will be in touch: