Leeds Beckett University is offering businesses the chance to kick start their growth plans in 2019 with a package of free support worth over £6000.

Eligible businesses will be able to register their business address and enjoy access to hot desking space at one of the University Business Centres in Wakefield, Halifax and Leeds for 6 months completely free of charge.

All businesses will also benefit from a one to one diagnostic to help tailor a package of support through the ERDF funded Ad:Venture programme which includes expert mentoring, masterclasses and consultancy. Each business can access a minimum of 12 hours support to help fuel growth, increase turnover, create jobs or develop new products and services.

By signing up to the programme business will also be invited to enter the annual Business Advantage Awards, now in its fifth year, which provides 5 winning businesses with additional support and advice from corporate partners Lupton Fawcett, WGN Accountants and Yorkshire Bank valued at over £6000. Entries close on 27th February.

‘’Working with Leeds Beckett University and AD:VENTURE has given us the space and time to grow faster and in a more sustainable way. It wouldn’t have been possible without the support that we have received.

We have a stronger understanding of who we are, why we’re doing this and who we should target. Moving to our new offices at the University Business Centre is a huge step forward for us and we are looking forward to what the future holds.’’ (Andy Jack, Candle Digital, An AD:Venture supported business).

Open to new and growing businesses less than 3 years old and located in the Leeds City Region this offer is available until July 2019.

For information about the offer, our Centres, eligibility and the support that is offered by AD:VENTURE please contact us on 0333 555 8855 ubc@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.