Local Support

Bradford Kickstart aims to help local people start and run small businesses – encouraging growth, prosperity and employment in Bradford District.


The following organisations can work with you to help you reach your business goals:


Carlisle Business Centre offers business support and services in the Bradford West area including:

  • free business coaching
  • networking opportunities
  • workshops
  • business address and post-box
  • hot desking and start-up space
  • business units to let

T:  01274 223246

E:  katherine@carlislebusinesscentre.co.uk

W:  www.carlislebusinesscentre.co.uk


Bradford Trident offers free enterprise coaching to anyone living and/or working in the BD5 area or to anyone who may be looking to base their business in the area, including:

  • free business coaching
  • business networking opportunities
  • free enterprise workshops
  • business address and post-box
  • hot desking
  • office rental

T:  01274 768071

E:  jon@bradfordtrident.co.uk

W: www.bradfordtrident.co.uk


Airedale Enterprise Services offers business support, advice and training primarily in the Aire, Worth and Wharf valleys, including:

  • suport to pre-starts and existing businesses
  • access to Virgin Start-Up loans
  • busines club
  • low cost ‘ Exploring Enterprise’ workshops
  • business development training
  • business consultancy

T:  01535 607775

E:  info@airedaleenterprise.org.uk

W:  www.airedaleenterprise.org.uk


Inspired Neighbourhoods CiC offers free enterprise support to entrepeneurs and small businesses across the BD8 and BD10 areas.

T:  01274 9520527

E:  info@incic.co.uk


New Enterprise Allowance can provide money and support to help you start your own business if you’re getting certain benefits.  Your Jobcentre Plus work coach can check if you qualify and refer you to the scheme.

W:  www.gov.uk/new-enterprise-allowance


PERS offers free business support to anyone running or intending to run a business from home, including:

  • 1:1 business support
  • risk assessments
  • business development training / workshops
  • accredited skills based training course

T:  01924 428032

E:  admin@pers.org.uk


Prince’s Trust work with 18-30 year olds to turn big ideas into a business reality through their free enterprise programme, including:

  • training
  • mentoring support
  • funding
  • resources

T: 0800 842842

Text ‘call me’ to 07983 385418

W:  www.princes-trust.org.uk


Yorkshire Housing offers free enterprise coaching to Yorkshire Housing tenants

Text ‘WORK’ to 88802 followed by your postcode

E:  yhee@yorkshirehousing.co.uk

W:  www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk/enterprise


Bfunded is  a free on-line searchable database of funding opportunities including loans and grants

W: www.bfunded.org.uk


If you would like to talk through what is available to you then please get in touch on 0800 953 9503