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Whether your business is starting from scratch, or you’re looking for support to grow, we can point you in the right direction!








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Start-up and Grow is a free service for anyone living in the Bolsover District, and for businesses based in Bolsover District. It provides help to people planning on starting a new business, to existing businesses that may be struggling and to businesses that are looking to grow.

Delivered by Clowne Enterprise, it is a local business support service which does exactly what it says on the tin. One of their coaches, Jo, Nigel or Paul will be able to come and talk to you about what you are looking to achieve and to help you to plan ways of doing that. Clowne Enterprise has been been doing this successfully in the Bolsover District for over 15 years.

Whether you are looking for ongoing one-to one coaching, specific training, support in applying for funding or building connections with other local businesses, the Start-Up and Grow service can help you to face the challenges ahead. The support is local, flexible, independent and completely free for Bolsover based businesses and residents.

Clowne Enterprise

Contact them now for a confidential chat:
07973 522772

Or click here to see details of their programme of courses and networking events

Or here for access to their online learning resources


There is a wide range of free and discounted support available for you to help you grow your business in the Bolsover District.

Clowne Enterprise

Clowne Enterprise provide completely free business support to both start-ups and growing businesses within Bolsover District.

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Filter Free Business runs female business owner networking events for those located in the Bolsover District, as well as an online membership club with tonnes of useful business courses!

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The UK government has recently revised it’s help to grow scheme. Click through here to see the free resources available to businesses.

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The Small Business Charter offers a free online management course to business owners looking to boost their knowledge in this area.

East Midlands Chamber

The East Midlands Chamber runs a wide range of events and workshops, reflecting the current business climate and needs. Many are free to attend.

Visit Peak District & Derbyshire

Visit Peak District & Derbyshire offer free business support webinars, funded through the ERDF project.

Prince’s Trust

Over 86,000 young people have been helped by The Trust to get their own business started. This programme is open to 18 – 30 year olds, offering free training and mentoring.

D2N2 Growth Hub

The D2N2 Growth Hub runs a wide range of events and workshops, reflecting the current business climate and needs.


FSB is the UK’s leading business campaigner, focused on delivering change which supports smaller businesses to grow and succeed.


The Association of Town & City Management (ATCM) is a not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to promoting the vitality and viability of town and city centres. It has 900 members including key stakeholders in town and city centres across the UK and Ireland.

14 Derby Uni

The University of Derby has a support network for local businesses including training, funding and graduate internships.

13 West Notts College

The Reskill and Recover project is run by West Nottinghamshire College and provides training to reskill and upskill employees of small and medium sized businessess in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire areas.


The resources below can help you find the perfect business premises in the Bolsover District.

Commercial Property Search

Use the online commercial property search to find the ideal premises for your business.

The Tangent

The Tangent is an inspiring new local business hub, giving small and medium sized businesses the opportunity to work in a vibrant, professional business environment.

Pleasley Vale

Discover a great mix of office, workshop and industrial workspaces set inside Pleasley Vale’s historic stone mills.