Get practical support to start your own business

From accredited courses to help you develop your business idea and start trading, to practical and fun workshops that will help you succeed, we have support for every stage of your business.

Accredited Training & Courses

We are a registered accredited training provider with One Awards.  Through our unique combination of accredited courses, women are able to gain NOCN credits towards Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications including Awards in: Economic Wellbeing and Financial Capability, Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development’ (SETPD) and Retail Knowledge.

Choose Your Future

Going To Market

Have A Go At Enterprise

Manage & Make Money At Home

Plan Your Enterprise

Selling Your Service Business

Trade For A Day

Volunteering Level One


Basic Bookkeeping & Financial Planning

Blogging For My Business

Creating Videos To Promote Your Business

Creating Visual Content To Attract Customers

Developing Your Brand And Building Your Customer Base

Engaging Customers Through Social Media

Exploring Enterprise: Taking the Next Step

Getting Started With Setting Up A Website

Getting Started With Social Media

Inspiring Enterprise: hear from local entrepreneurs


Introduction To Business Planning

Making Your Business Covid-19 Safe

Marketing Your Business & Writing Content

Networking sessions: Meet like-minded women

Risk Assessing Your Business For Covid-19

Setting Up A Facebook Business Page & Shop

Setting Up An Etsy Shop & Selling My Products

Starting A Business: Legalities To Know About

Using Instagram For Business

What Insurance Do I Need For My Business?

One-to-one Support

We offer one-two-one guidance from our team of local business women. These women provide expertise across a range of areas from planning, finance and insurance to marketing your business.

Clare Talbott-Jones

Business & Risk Management

Hannah Layford

Social Media & Brand Marketing

Janet Cresswell

Business Advisor & Job Search

Trading Opportunities

Pop-up Markets

Gain real-life trading experience at our hosted pop-up markets across the North East.

Virtual Markets

A chance to trade at virtual markets and online events hosted by The Millin Charity.