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Enterprising Barnsley

Welcome to Enterprising Barnsley

Our aim is to provide practical business support to help your business grow and prosper. Whether your business is looking to start, grow, relocate or invest in the local area, Enterprising Barnsley is here to help.

We offer a broad range of services that helps us to offer some of the UK’s most effective business support. We’ve helped create over 4,000 new jobs in Barnsley over the last few years.

We are pleased to announce that Enterprising Barnsley has won the Driving Growth Award from LGC Awards 2016.

About Us

Enterprising Barnsley aims to support Barnsley-based businesses with their growth plans by offering a wide range of services to businesses that are looking to start up, expand, invest and relocate.

Over the years we have helped to create 340 new businesses, support 1,600 companies, attract 40 companies to relocate and expand and create over 4,000 jobs. With a business survival rate that exceeds the national averages, the tailored business support offered through Enterprising Barnsley helps to increase skills, attract investment and improve business sustainability.

As the economic development arm of Barnsley council, the award winning Enterprising Barnsley team offer support with:

Barnsley continues to be a great place for businesses to grow and prosper, with local authority investment in improving the local facilities and infrastructure with schemes such as the £100m Better Barnsley project and J36 Devolution project.

Are you Starting a Business?

Based at the Digital Media Centre the Launchpad service provides a dedicated team who will support anyone in Barnsley who is looking to start a business, no matter what stage their idea or business is at. Everyone receives an initial one hour appointment with a professional Business Advisor to assess their needs and develop a package of support.

Contact us for more information on 01226 773 003 or

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Where to go

Enterprising Barnsley
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Westgate Plaza One
S70 2DR
Last updated on 12/08/2019
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