Business Support

Across Birmingham and the West Midlands, there is business support available to help start-ups & businesses achieve more.

BSEEN Programme

BSEEN offers students and graduates a great package of intensive start-up support for new ventures.

BCU Advantage

BCU Advantage is a business support service helping you achieve your business goals through collaborations with BCU experts, business specialists and recruitment professionals along with partner organisations and funding bodies.


STEM-Up is a professional development project that gives you access to free skills workshops and webinars. The programme delivers workshops and webinars in STEM.


Get the highly-skilled workforce your company needs with Higher Level Skills Match (HLSM), Birmingham City University’s account managed recruitment and upskilling service.

GBSLEP Growth Hub

The GBSLEP Growth Hub is home of advice, guidance and funding for businesses and entrepreneurs across the Greater Birmingham area.

Creative ScaleUp Programme

The Creative ScaleUp Programme is a 2-year programme funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

The NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator is a six-month programme for entrepreneurs with high growth businesses who are looking to scale up.

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

The GBCC has a well-established corporate brand coupled with many years of history and success as a leading business support organisation.

Dell for Startups

Dell for Startups provides startup expertise from dedicated technology advisors and scalable solutions to ensure your business is always ready to grow.