Welcome to the Boost business support directory. Within here you will further details of our funded Boost programmes, as well as an up-to-date directory of other available business support in Lancashire.
Don’t know where to start? We have an experienced team of relationship managers who can save you time and money by matching and introducing you to the support that’s best for you.
Our relationship managers will also work with you to evaluate the challenges and opportunities you face in your business. To speak to our team, please call
call 0800 488 0057.
Are you struggling to recruit in today’s tight labour market?
We provide the solution to this challenge through our inclusive recruitment service. This means you will have more candidates to choose from which will help you get the best person for the job.
The ESA BIC UK provides access to funding, expertise and networks to support entrepreneurs and start-ups utilising space technology to grow.
Innovate UK EDGE is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s deep investment in the pioneering businesses that drive economic growth. It is a publicly funded service available to all high potential small to medium sized innovation-driven companies, including Innovate UK grant winners.
Are you a business based in North or West Lancashire? Does your business need to compete in international markets? Are you looking to international markets to increase sales, reduce costs or grow your business?
Before entering any new international market, it is essential to make informed decisions based on knowledge, research and strategic planning. The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) offer fully-funded impartial advice through our team of trade and e-commerce advisers to nurture your international ambitions.
Multiply is a free and flexible new initiative that can be utilised to upskill the workforce in numeracy skills, Multiply can be tailored to the specific needs of any business and is designed to boost the confidence of employees, thereby reducing the cost of errors due to poor numeracy skills. The ultimate result is a confident employee and a better bottom line for businesses.
Rosebud offers loans of £10,000 up to £300,000 for businesses across the 12 administrative areas of Lancashire County Council. Funded by Lancashire County Developments Ltd, we aim to support businesses across the region to grow, create jobs and reach their full potential.
The STFC CERN Business incubation Centre offers extensive support to entrepreneurs aiming to take high energy physics technologies from an initial innovative concept to market.
Ease your recruitment challenges by employing a graduate from a Skills Bootcamp – a programme designed to give Lancashire residents the skills that are in demand by employers. You can also upskill your existing staff with a modest contribution – just 10% for SMEs and 30% for larger employers.
Do you need help identifying and protecting the intellectual property you own and use in your business? When properly managed, the value of your IP can far outweigh the physical assets, accounting for over 70% of your business’ value.
Support for Lancashire businesses to build competitiveness and resilience through insight, skills, innovation and diversification. The aim of the Watchtower Programme is to support AEM businesses to innovate, adapt, and diversify to be competitive and remain financially sound and continue to thrive.
PHX Training’s Work Based Learning training is tailored to meet your business needs, with a large portfolio of online courses fully supported by our expert tutors. With funding available, now is the perfect time to invest in your staff and future-proof your business. Don't miss out, explore our training options today.