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Start a Business

Interested in starting your own business? It might seem like a daunting prospect, but it can be an exciting process, and at Sunderland we have all the expertise you'll need to see your business grow from an idea to an income generator.

We have a range of opportunities and offers open to you, depending on whether you are a student, graduate or a staff member.

We are part of a city-wide business support programme called Enterprising Sunderland. This business support programme is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and delivered by a unique consortium of delivery partners in Sunderland, working together to support entrepreneurial ambition across the city.

How can we help you?

Choose one of the options below to learn more about how we can help you launch your new business.