Business & Enterprise
Helping local businesses develop and thrive through innovative business support programmes is a vital part of Alt Valley Community Trust’s activities.   

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If you are thinking about starting your own business and need professional support and guidance – Enterprise Hub is for you.

  • Receive FREE one to one support from a Business Advisor
  • Support to research your market effectively and thoroughly
  • Guidance about what type of business is right for you – Sole Trader, Limited Company, Social Enterprise etc
  • Help with developing a Business Plan
  • How to manage finances and apply for loan funding

Your Business Advisor will help you gain the most from the Enterprise Hub in addition to One to One support including:-


  • Smarta Business Starter – The essential steps on the road to success
  • Sales & Selling Techniques – How to convert enquires into new business
  • How to Market your Business – Marketing techniques to gain customers
  • Social Media for Business – How to maximise its potential
  • Website Optimisation – Make sure your product or service stands out online
  • Social Business – How to set up and grow a Social Enterprise

Additional help

  • Introductions to external sources of business loan funding
  • How to protect your Intellectual Property
  • Guidance on accessing overseas markets
  • Finance and taxation

For more information please contcat the team on 0151 546 5514 or email

About Enterprise Hub

The Enterprise Hub is a FREE support programme available to individuals who reside in the Liverpool City Region (Merseyside) that are seeking to launch and grow a successful business.

The programme is fully funded through the European Union and recipients are entitled to 12 hours of support delivered by Alt Valley Community Trust’s Business & Enterprise Team.

Enterprise Hub is a 3-year programme that runs until December 2018.

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