Business Support


Whether you are only just beginning to think about setting up a business, or if you are already running one and want to grow, Women & Enterprise are here to help! We can put you in touch with the experts you need to grow your business and see your business scale to the next level.


Start Up Support

Are you looking to start a business, or maybe you are in the process of starting a business but really need some guidance and support. Then our Fuse start up business support programme provides knowledge, guidance and specialist support to help your idea to become an enterprise, and your enterprise become sustainable.

Delivered by industry experts as a series of 9 monthly masterclasses, this programme will give you all the strategic and operational knowledge to grow your enterprise.

For more information on our Fuse women’s enterprise programme, please click on the image.

Growth Support 

Are you currently looking to grow your existing business, maybe you’re looking at ways to expand, diversify or develop a new product? Women & Enterprise can provide you with the right support and guidance to develop your capacity and confidence through coaching, mentoring, partnerships, business toolkits and resources.

Business Support 

Our expert business team deliver a wide range of business support training and development services that we can tailor to your individual needs, or book on to one of our introduction workshops:

Start building your enterprise today!

Step one – CONTACT US

Call: 0121 663 1711
Email: lisa.rushton@i-se.co.uk

Alternatively, pop in to see us at Wome’s Enterprise Hub, Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham B12 8LF.


One of our business consultants will meet with you for a free 30 minute consultation to discuss your needs and business ideas.


We will work with you to put an action plan together to support you in setting up, consolidating or growing your business that will be tailored to your needs from our services menu:

  • Board recruitment and development
  • Business development
  • Business planning
  • Business start up
  • Finance
  • Governance structures
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Legal structures
  • Marketing
  • Premises
  • Self employment
  • Understanding enterprise

Social enterprise

If your business idea is related primarily to tackling a social or environmental issue, then we can advise you about setting up a social enterprise.

There is some guidance here so you can consider if your idea or enterprise could be a social enterprise and we have expert advisers who can talk you through social enterprise start up.

Please check in with our events page regularly and register for our newsletter to keep up-to-date with all our business support programmes and activities, or contact us for further information.