Cambridgeshire is recognised as one of the most vibrant economies in the country
A recent Centre for Cities report ranked Cambridge as the city with the largest number of small businesses investing in 'high-growth' strategies.
Huntingdonshire – as the largest District by population within Cambridgeshire - is at the forefront of this growth having seen its thriving economy create 8,000 new jobs in the last 10 years. The District is a well-established entrepreneurial business location offering a supportive environment for starting any new business venture and has an enviable record in maintaining and supporting start ups.
A number of programmes are in place to assist those looking to establish a new business and include:
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Funded by Huntingdonshire District Council in tandem with Cambridgeshire County Council, Outset Huntingdonshire they provides the following free services:
- Business skills workshops
- One to One mentoring
- Online learning and business plan creation
- Access to finance
Learn how to;
- Conduct market research & understand your marketplace
- Create a powerful website for your business
- Build social media channels to communicate with your customers
- Manage your admin including taxes, financial bookkeeping and cash flow
To book your place and find out more visit www.huntingdonshire.outset.org or call 08000327851 or @OutsetHunts
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