Start your own business in Test Valley
In 2020 Test Valley Borough Council signed an agreement with Enterprise South who will provide free business support to businesses across the district. This programme is aimed at supporting start-up and SME's by offering free business mentoring, start-up checklists and, in partnership with Virgin Start-up, guidance for applying for funding.
Enterprise South is a not-for-profit organisation offering business support and advice across the Central South. They support over 3,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses each year. From pre-start through to companies looking to upscale, they help provide solutions and connections to drive economic activity in the area.
- Writing and adapting business plans
- Access to finance with our partner Virgin Start Up Loans
- Access to your own business adviser for 12 months
- Mentoring services
- Premises search
- Access to free workshops & masterclasses
- Ongoing support via email & Zoom for a full year
More information about the services available to you can be found on the Enterprise South website.
If you would like to benefit from this service please complete the form at the link below, this will then be sent to our dedicated adviser at Enterprise South, who will make contact to arrange a meeting.
We share the information you provide through this form within the organisation. We also share this data with Enterprise South who help us deliver this service. We will not disclose any information to other organisations unless we are required to by law, or to prevent fraud.