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An enterprise hub of good business and doing good

It will be an enterprise hub that demonstrates the possibilities for combining good business practice with the business of doing good. It will support start-up and early stage social and commercial businesses developing products that result in social or environmental benefits.

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Flexible workspace

The Future Business Centre has a mix of offices, studios and workshops to hire. Move from the drawing board to becoming a viable business with easy-in, easy-out terms allowing you to try out your idea without committing to a lengthy contract.

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Case studies

“When we rented an office from Future Business not only did we have space for meetings and our materials but by being part of a group of other organisations, social enterprises and charities all using the building, we really got the feeling that we were part of a larger and growing movement, one which puts people at the centre of its work rather than money.” Nanette Mellor, Mencap,
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Support for startups

We’ll help you get your business off the ground

If you’re trying to get your social or cleantech business idea off the ground, we’d love to give you a helping hand. Future Business is passionate about helping you develop the personal and practical skills that your values-driven business needs to survive its infant years. The start-up support covers everything from setting up your company to ensuring its stability in the first couple of years.

Support for startups

Grow your business

Business ticking along nicely but want to grow?

You’ve established your social enterprise or cleantech company. Maybe it’s all ticking along nicely. But you’d like to grow. Sometimes it’s hard to know how to take your business to the next level. So whether your challenge is attracting more clients, finding the finance or scaling up your systems, our business advisors are on hand to give you expert guidance.

Growing your business