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Enterprise Hub: New-start business support

Surviving your first year as a small business can be a daunting and challenging task when you’re newly self-employed. Our ‘Boost Your New support programme is specifically designed to help those in their first year of trade to survive and thrive beyond year one.

This interactive two-day programme will help you to conduct a simple business review and equip you with the tools needed to build a strategic marketing and action plan for building a successful and profitable business.


During the programme, your trainer will help you to:

  • Review your business plan and strategy
  • Check in on your market research
  • Carry out an updated SWOT analysis
  • Review your pricing & value proposition
  • Check your time management and explore time-saving digital tools
  • Review your marketing methods and strategy
  • Create an action plan
  • Share experiences with like-minded business people


You can access this support for free under the Enterprise Hub programme if you are a man or women based in the Liverpool City Region and if you have been registered at Companies House or HMRC for less than 12 months.

To find out about upcoming course dates, click here.


how to contact enterprise hub

You can contact our expert team via:

Telephone: 0151 706 8113

Email: enterprisehub@thewo.org.uk


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enterprise hub partnership

City of Liverpool College are the accountable body for Enterprise Hub with The Women's Organisation taking the lead on delivery as the managing agent. Our delivery partners and strategic partners work together to offer expert advice and guidance, building Liverpool City Region as a central hub for enterprise.



Enterprise Hub is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.


More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker


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