Antrim & Newtownabbey
As Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council receives further information, they will communicate this through their website and corporate social media channels.
For Covid Business support:
Visit Website: https://antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk
The Council continues to operate its business support services including free mentoring.
Retail & Town Centre Re-opening Mobilisation Team and Tourism Covid-19 Recovery Team
The Council has set out plans to establish forums to strengthen two of the sectors most heavily impacted by Covid-19. The Retail & Town Centre Re-opening Mobilisation Team and Tourism Covid-19 Recovery Team will focus on collaborative working between local businesses from across the Borough and the Council in an effort to boost the local economy. Click here for more information.
COVID-19 Resilience And Revival Package
The Councilhave created a COVID-19 Resilience And Revival Package based on the webinars below with free mentoring on each topic for local businesses. Click here for more information.
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OPTIMAL is Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council’s principal business support and growth programme. It provides free, tailored and specialist business support to companies and social enterprises in the Borough.
The ASK programme provides 1-1 mentoring for new start-up or existing businesses, with a registered business address in the Council area.
The LEAN business network is an exciting business forum designed to help local business people meet and develop their business contacts.
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, in partnership with Mid & East Antrim Borough Council and Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, has launched an innovative programme to help local businesses win more business tenders.
Business Start-up Info and Support
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is working together with LEDCOM, Mallusk Enterprise Park and Antrim Enterprise Agency to provide local people with free advice and mentoring to set up in business.
The Go For It Programme provides step by step advice, mentoring and guidance to anyone who is thinking of starting a business, helping clients to produce a bespoke business plan. The programme is delivered free of charge by your Local Council and is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund.
The networking events are open to all female entrepreneurs across Northern Ireland including those who haven't started trading, and to those who want to grow their business.