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Scheme Set Up To Offer Advice To New Businesses

Friday February 24 2012


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LOCALS are being offered free training to encourage them to set up more businesses in Barnsley.

The move comes after the town was named as one of the worst in the country for business start-ups - with half as many new businesses being created compared with places like Brighton and Aberdeen.

The scheme, called SmartStart will run from April 1 at Barnsley Business and Innovation Centre (BBIC) at Wilthorpe.

Tim Milburn, Chief Executive of BBIC, said: “There are some great businesses in Barnsley, but nowhere near enough of them. We need to help people find their feet and foster and nurture their new businesses.

“All we look for is someone prepared to give their time and energy to developing their business. All we ask is that they are serious about growing the business.”

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Reply Posted by Thomas Dean on Saturday February 25 2012 at 12:00
BDA (Barnsley Development agency) are also running courses in tarn at Queens Court Business centre, Regent st.

Reply Posted by Lisamf31 on Saturday February 25 2012 at 13:11
How do we get in touch with bbic about this advice and courses?

Reply Posted by Amazingrazingcatering on Saturday February 25 2012 at 14:47
Please can you forward me any info on this subject as we are a new business and very keen to grow and become a core part of our community! My email is  amazingrazingcatering@gmail.com
Thank you x

Reply Posted by Allottr on Monday February 27 2012 at 16:36
can you please send me information about business start-up, do we get the opportunity to me local investors  allottr@yahoo.co.uk