Ards & North Down
Ards and North Down Borough Council Officers are collating information, advice and guidance, which can be accessed on the business website.
For Covid support:
Visit Website: https://www.andbusiness.co.uk/
For help and advice please telephone: 028 9147 3788
Ards & North Down Borough Council have a variety of business support programmes available.
The 'E-commerce Journey' is a support package for businesses and entrepreneurs from the creative industries based in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.
The SHINE Programme is the Council’s principal business support and growth programme. The programme is continuing to deliver and provide mentoring support and specialist business advice to help businesses to navigate through the current COVID—19 crisis.
Supporting the development of existing and new digital skills and digital aspects of business from all sectors to achieve growth.
A joint initiative by the Public Health Agency and Ards and North Down Borough Council that aims to benefit you, your business and your employees.
Business Start-up Info and Support
So you have a great idea and are thinking of starting a business? Don’t just wing it. Create a business plan – it’s your roadmap to business success.
This programme is designed to help social entrepreneurs start a business and encourage existing social enterprises to grow.
Yes You Can is a 3-year female enterprise programme delivered by Women in Business throughout Northern Ireland in collaboration with the 11 Local Councils and Invest NI.
Exploring Enterprise is a FREE programme that helps you identify your needs in getting back into employment or taking your business idea to the next level and beyond