The portal where our most popular business support tools are now available 24/7
There’s guidance and resources at every level from ‘I’m just thinking about it’ to ‘I’ve recently launched my business!’ to ‘I’ve been established for ages.’
Search for business ideas based on your skills, interests and lifestyle choices. It allows you to filter business ideas and find out how many businesses of that type operate in the local area.
Use the mini business plan toolkit to explore or move into self-employment. It is designed to assist you with the basic knowledge and understanding of self-employment.
Assess your business in a range of area and get a benchmark score to help you focus on what core areas of your business you may need to allocate resource too.
A step-by-step guide, which allows you to develop a business plan from scratch, through videos, factsheets and step-by-step questions.
You will receive a full business plan when complete which you can download.
A range of tools and resources, including videos, on topical areas of business which have been developed to help you start and grow.
The Business Factory has been in North Tyneside for years, providing business support during the old nine to five routine. Now you can also access that valuable knowledge and experience whenever you want it, from wherever you are, 24/7.
This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund with the North of Tyne Combined Authority as the lead authority.