Reciprocal links are offered for advice and information only and do not indicate endorsement by either party.
ACAS – This site has lots of useful information relating to work and employment. ACAS also offer courses and employment templates as well as support with dispute resolution and a helpline for general information
National Business Register – Check if your proposed company name, domain name or trade name have already been registered. The site also provides a registration service (fees apply)
North Shields Chamber of Trade and Commerce – If your based is or will be based in North Shields, consider joining the local chamber of trade for support and networking opportunities
TEDCO – TEDCO are the delivers of The Business Factory’s start-up programme and their team of business advisors are here for you every step of the way. Services includes business advice, business training and mentoring.
Gov.uk/Business – The UK Government’s portal of information about starting up and running a business in the UK, including help if you’re self employed or a sole trader. Includes links to important sites such as Trading Standards, HMRC and Companies House
National Enterprise Network – If you’re outside of North Tyneside and want help, you can find details of your local enterprise agency here
North Tyneside Business Forum – The Business Forum is a ‘One-Stop-Shop’ resource where any and all business issues can be swiftly channelled in the right direction and addressed by the appropriate person or organisation. It can put you straight to the heart of the local business world by accessing the most relevant networks, mentors and experts.
The Growth Hub – The North East Growth Hub brings all of the information that a small business, just starting up or looking to expand and grow, would need together in one.
Invest North Tyneside – Offers advice on all matters relating to business investment in the borough. Companies can tap into a broad range of support from property searches and bespoke research on the region to providing advice on access to funding.
NBSL – An Enterprise Agency helping people to start their own business and support existing businesses to grow and develop.
North Tyneside Council – For all information about public services in North Tyneside
Tyne Metropolitan College – North Tyneside’s college provides a range of courses and qualifications
Learndirect – provides online learning to help you obtain knowledge and qualifications
NEPIC – A membership organisation working to grow the chemical-using industries, businesses and associated supply chain in the North East of England.
Pensions Regulator – Information & guidance on work-based DB & DC schemes plus new pension rules & auto enrolment
Whitley Bay Chamber of Trade – If your based is or will be based in Whitley Bay, consider joining the local chamber of trade for support and networking opportunities