setting up a business

Interested in setting up your own business? Join the Kendal College Enterprise & Innovation Team on Office 365, for inspiration, practical advice & to hear from a range of guest speakers.

Contact your county chamber of commerce for free appointments, training and networking opportunities.

Your local council may also offer information and support. For example, the Invest in South Lakeland website is run by SLDC, showcasing local businesses and giving advice about setting up a business in the South Lakeland area.

Local accountancy firms usually offer free initial appointments – giving valuable information and advice on initial business set-up.

National websites include:

There are lots of college part-time courses available to support self-employment – click here for our course guide and here for links to other colleges. There are plenty of free online courses that may also be useful!