Business Support

Do Your Own Thing May/June start your own business course

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Are you female, unemployed, living in West Yorkshire and have the right to live and work in the UK?

How would you like to Do Your Own Thing?

If you have an idea for a business and need some guidance on how to get it off the ground, this 14 week online course may be just the place to start.

Click for DYOT 2022 full information and testimonials

The course is free of charge to those meeting the criteria.

You will get flexible and tailored support to meet your own needs and circumstances.You will receive training on building self confidence and assertiveness, ways to turn your business idea into reality, the financial aspects of running a business and the all important managing the wellbeing aspect and work-life balance.

For more information or to book contact Louanne at SEE Ahead
e : louanne.roberts@seeahead.co.uk
t : 07980 292146

Become a Calderdale Market Trader

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Have you always wanted to be your own boss? Have you got a business idea that you are passionate about? Or do you already have a business and would like to expand or try it out in a different setting? If you want to test out your business idea in a low risk space which offers excellent support, look no further than Calderdale markets.

Calderdale is renowned for its collection of market towns and there’s never been a better time to join us, with plans in progress to invest millions of pounds across the borough with a large amount going into our markets. Whatever your reason for becoming a market trader, we are here to help you every step of the way.

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a market trader contact the markets team on 01422 393584 or email: marketsd@calderdale.gov.uk.Find out more here and watch one of our case studies here and here.

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG – round 3) by February 28th

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Calderdale businesses which have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions, or by the Omicron variant, may now be able to apply for grant support.

The latest round of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding is open to businesses which:

  • have been severely impacted by COVID restrictions, or by issues relating to the Omicron variant,
  • have also not previously had an ARG Severely Affected Top-up payment.

You need to apply before February 28th

For application criteria and to see what help is available to you, visit the Calderdale Council Grant page:

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – December 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here to see upcoming sessions in December

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – October 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here to see upcoming sessions for October

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.

C&K Careers offers benefits advice and more to young people and adults aged 16+

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C&K Careers Centre in Halifax is open to both young people and adults over the age of 16 and offers

  • one-to-one Careers Guidance
  • help with job, apprenticeship, course and training applications
  • help dealing with redundancy
  • benefits advice
  • advice on setting up your own business and much more

Find out more about what the centre has to offer at www.ckcareersonline.org.uk or call today on 01484 225500 and ask for Halifax Centre.

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – September 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.  Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions,

Please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.

Click here for upcoming sessions and start your own business

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – July 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed / start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team. Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions.

Click here for sessions in July 2016

Please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – June 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed / start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team. Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions.

Click here for sessions in June 2016

Please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493

Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – April 2016

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Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here for upcoming sessions

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.