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Support for your business

Our dedicated Business Investment Team offers practical support for your business. We make choosing South Tyneside an easy decision, get in touch for a chat about your business needs. 

We are your single point of contact

Our team will work with you to understand all aspects of starting up or relocating your business to South Tyneside. We act as an extension of your team, providing:

  • Reassurance of investment in a business focussed location 
  • Practical day-to-day support from set-up to becoming operational 
  • Ongoing support to help your company grow and deliver successful projects 
  • Information and introductions to contacts and networks in your sector
  • Strategic relationship building with key personnel locally, nationally or at international head offices. 

Whether your business requires assistance with planning, property search, business rates, employing staff or attracting finance - the Business Investment Team are the single point of contact for your business in South Tyneside. 

Funding for businesses 

If you're looking to raise funding or investment for your growing business, talk to our team and we will work with you to explore the best options to achieve your goals.

Our team have a broad knowledge of the investment programmes available, and can offer guidance for businesses at all stages of growth.

Some useful websites include:

 North East Fund - £120million investment programme with five funds available for SMEs in different sector, with certain growth plans

North East Business Support Fund - small business for business improvement projects across Tyne & Wear

North East Growth Hub - Finance & Funding portal including information on funding, finance and loans

Please get in touch to discuss your business plans and funding requirements, or for further guidance.

Digital Manufacturing Programme

Explore emerging technologies and learn how the latest developments will impact the manufacturing industry. 

This programme will introduce you to a range of new technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN), Virtual and Augmented reality (VR/AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) - and will help you to understand how they can be used within a manufacturing environment to improve productivity and competitiveness. 

Delivered by the Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley, you can download more information7.13MB, or contact us to explore further detail. 

Contact us

We would love to hear about the plans for your business, and chat through what we can offer in South Tyneside. Contact us to arrange a call or a visit.

Get in touch