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Start and grow your own business


Start a business

Starting a business or becoming self-employed can be an exciting and rewarding experience. However it can also be risky and challenging. Those who research their business idea and seek support are more likely to survive and grow.

If you’re inspired to start your own business in North East Lincolnshire, tap into these resources to help you on the path to success.

Grow your business

North East Lincolnshire is a great location for businesses of all sizes and types. Find out why at Invest North East Lincolnshire .

There are a number of initiatives and support programmes available to help you expand your business, ranging from financial support to expert advice.

We can help you to:

Business support

Associated organisations offering business support in North East Lincolnshire:

Grimsby JobCentre Plus
JobCentre Plus has a range of recruitment services that can help you as an employer including the opportunity to trial potential recruits, offer work experience and access potential wage incentives.

Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce
Growing your business, building our economy

Humber Local Enterprise Partnership
The Growth Hub provides quick and easy access to local and national resources and information to support your business

Skills, jobs, training and recruitment

We are committed to the development and growth of our local economy and in supporting employers to recruit, retain and develop their workforce.

Support from your local Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus (JCP) provides free and efficient services that effectively fill vacancies with well-prepared and motivated employees.

Grimsby JCP can help employers:

  • Register on Gov.uk to advertise vacancies on the internet
  • Take advantage of recruitment grants to help your business grow
  • With sifting applications, interviewing and testing – they can even fund their candidates through a trial, so employers can thoroughly assess their skills cost free
  • By preparing JCP candidates by arranging training, utilising our close relationship with a large network of training providers
  • By providing advice and support to staff being made redundant
  • By providing impartial advice on HR services

Employer Adviser team

Lisa Billard, Tracey Dennis or Lesley Richardson

Telephone: 01472 622276 or 01472 622291
Email: grimsby.cv@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
Website: Gov.uk – Jobcentre Plus Help for Recruiters Overview


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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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e-factor business
Fully comprehensive business support in North East Lincolnshire

Grimsby & Cleethorpes Enterprise Agency
Offers free and impartial support

Gov.uk – Starting up a Business
Provides a wide range of information and advice on setting up your business