Starting a business can be exciting, having a good network and knowing where to go for advice can make all the difference. We hope you find the information below useful.  

1  Rikem
A company called Rikem is offering FREE learning and development support to employees.  If you are interested pls quote IWD 1008 when you contact Khembe Clarke, 0121 293 8414, 0788 630 5842, Email : 

2  Funding alerts
Are you getting the most out of your weekly funding alerts? Check your profile and see if there’s any information you might be missing out on.
3  BVSC Funding  Community newsletter
Contact the BVSC 4 Community newsletter. To search for funding visit

4  Business Smart
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7.   Midland Heart have a business program, for more details contact