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It’s the best-ever time to start up your own business. Especially now that Outset can offer you start-up support and start-up funding.

Across the country, Outset has helped thousands of people just like you make a success of starting up in business. Most were unemployed before they took steps to start up, or in jobs that left them unfulfilled.

Now, for just £85+VAT, you can access our full programme of online business support, including our online community of business owners and mentors, valued at £500.

The good news is that if you are a client of one of our regional Outset programmes, or a paid member of our Enterprising Women programme, you can get free access for the first year.

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Where are you now?

We work with people from a range of different backgrounds, at all different stages and often with different needs. But no matter who you are, our first priority is to help figure out if self-employment is right for you and then make sure you’ve got the tools and information you need to get started with building and growing a successful business.

“Even though I wanted to, I never had enough confidence to start my own business and felt afraid of doing the wrong thing. Now thanks to Outset Online, I’ve definitely got the knowledge, skills and confidence I needed”.

– Pip Hayler, Cornwall, PIP HAYLER PHOTOGRAPHY

Individuals engaged

Businesses created

New jobs created

£2 million
Finance secured

How can we help you?

We offer a range of support to help you start, launch and grow your business, whether it’s building your confidence and skills through our video tutorials and tools on Outset Online; helping you apply for and secure finance and mentoring support through Outset Finance; or introducing you to other business owners through our online and in-person networking communities. Click on the tiles below to find out more about how we can support you.

“All the information provided by Outset has been so helpful. I am much more confident with the idea of being my own boss than I was before.”

– Ali Celiker, Swindon, GOT2TEAM