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Blackpool Unlimited is the ‘go to’ platform for business support
– access up-to-the-minute information about business support
– search for business premises
– be inspired by success stories
– keep up to date with business news and up coming events
– find out about networking opportunities
– access free tool kits to help start-ups and growing businesses
Why? Because we passionately believe that nurturing and energising local businesses will help build a bigger and better Blackpool.
Within this website you will find a wealth of information to help you and your business whether you are a new business, an established business, or someone who is just thinking about going into business; as well as providing information on the services delivered by Blackpool Council’s Business Support Team
A business start-up support service providing on-line support, workshops on key topics and 1-2-1 mentoring support for those considering starting a business, those who are starting up and those in the first three years of operation.
Get Started has helped over 1250 start-up businesses in just over 12 years
Business Growth Service (G4B)
A service providing support to more established businesses , assisting them to develop and implement growth plans leading to investment and job creation. The service works closely with Boost the Lancashire Business Growth Hub. Key services include long term account management – working with businesses through various phases of growth and assistance in dealing with administrative processes which can delay projects, often by working with other parts of the Council.
EC² Office Services
The team operates two sites, the Enterprise Centre on Lytham Road and FYCreatives on Church St in the town centre. The offer to businesses and start-ups includes serviced office space, meeting rooms and virtual office services – postal address service, hot-desks and shared office.
Blackpool Enterprise Week
Held in November each year to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week. A week of events to inspire businesses and individuals to take action, either in their business or to start one up
Get in touch!
The advice and information contained here is wide ranging – but because it’s updated every day you should find it up-to-date and relevant.
However, we are aware that not everyone wants to search a website for information; sometimes people in business prefer to talk to someone either on the phone or face-to-face.
So if you want to speak to one of our advisors on the telephone, simply call 01253 477 147 and we will point you in the right direction.
There’s no charge for any of these services – our aim is quite simply to try to help businesses in Blackpool to prosper.
We run EVENTS for new and small/medium businesses:
Business Start-up Drop-In Advice Sessions – Every Thursday, check for available dates
Practical Bookkeeping, Digital Accounting and Tax for New Businesses – January 22nd 2 – 4pm
Connect Studio – Connected Customer Experience
- Information, advice, guidance and emotional support
- Appointment booking services
- Enquiry lines
- Report-taking services
- Reception services
- Integrated communications experiences
- Market intelligence and data collection/analysis
- Forecast and resource planning
Connect are customer experience specialists. We love to challenge what is generally accepted, with a strong focus on customer care, client brand awareness and user experience. Connect Studio provide a multi-channel communication ‘bridge’ between you and your customers. We will elevate your brand and Customer Service to the next level.
Contact Jac and the team to see how they can help your business run more smoothly.