There is a wide variety of help and assistance available for businesses and entrepreneurs at any stage of your journey. We’ve pulled together a list of some of the local help available! Click on the icon to head over to the individual websites.

Invest Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland Regional Business Development Agency
Enterprise NI - Umbrella Body for Enterprise Agency
Social Enterprise NI - Voice for Social Enterprises & Social Entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland
Belfast City Council - Local Council with Business Support

Current Business Support Programmes

Go For It - Business Planning and Support
West Belfast Social Enterprise Hub - Social Enterprise Support and Guidance

Additional Local Support

#BuySocial - Supporting Social Enterprises
Franchising NI - Franchising Experts

Finance Information

Start Up Loan Fund - Start-Up Business Finance
NI Small Business Loan Fund


City Business Hub - Business Sharing Community
Upper Springfield Development Trust
Springvale Employment and Learning
Belfast MET
Ulster University