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Starting a business

There are many reasons for starting your own business – you want to be your own boss, you have a great idea, you have a passion for something you want to share and so on. Talk to us about your ideas on 0116 366 8487 or contact one of the organisations below.

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Supporting Disabled Entrepreneurs

Local disabled entrepreneur, Mark Esho MBE, has created the Circle Foundation to provide up to £50,000 worth of support to anyone with a disability who has a convincing business idea.  He is looking for local people with disabilities to get in touch about their idea.  One lucky person will receive advice and support to help them launch their business.  It could be you.

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Start-up Accelerator Programme

If you are thinking about starting a business we have partnered with Leicester Startups to offer an excellent six-week programme just for you. This offers workshops and mentoring and an opportunity to share the journey with others in the same boat. They have commenced their current group, watch out for further updates for next programme.

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Start-up support offered by other organisations