Fashion Business Support

We’re passionate about helping fashion businesses start and grow, whether you’re a start up developing your business strategy and perhaps need seed funding to get started, or are established and would benefit from external guidance to reach the next level, and access further finance.

fashion business support

PRE-START OR NEW BUSINESS SUPPORT

START-UP LOANS

As delivery partners for the Government backed Start Up Loan Scheme, if you are a UK citizen and trading 24 months or under, we can help you access a start-up loan to get your business up and running, which comes with FREE mentoring.

MENTORING

Our one to one business mentoring is available to all fashion business start ups and gives you the opportunity to get impartial feedback on your idea, and guidance in developing a robust business plan and access to vital contacts and networks.

NETWORKING AND EVENTS

We run a rolling programme of inspirational networking talks and events which will help you gain expertise as well as giving you the chance to meet other like-minded fashion entrepreneurs.

BUSINESS CLUB

Membership of our club gives you free or discounted access to our services plus access to downloadable fashion business toolkits and our resource directory.

ESTABLISHED BUSINESSES

MENTORING

Once you’ve been trading for a couple of years, the challenges change, and it can be difficult to get to the next level. Our 1-2-1 Mentoring gives you the chance to assess and redefine your business plan in line with your current situation, identify any issues and explore options to take the business forward.

ACCESS TO FINANCE

If you’re business starts to make an impact it’s likely you’ll need further funding. We have 2nd stage funding partners for those trading 12 months or over. We also advise on crowdfunding campaigns and other finance options and can help you make your business “investment ready”.

NETWORKING AND EVENTS

We run a rolling programme of inspirational networking talks and events which will help you gain expertise as well as giving you the chance to meet other like-minded fashion entrepreneurs and industry experts.

BUSINESS CLUB

Membership of our club gives you free or discounted access to our services plus access to downloadable fashion business toolkits and our resource directory.

NED

We are available for Non Executive Directorships or a place on your board, as investors are more confident if you to have a strong management team in place.

BUSINESS PLAN REVIEW

A business plan is a living document that needs regular updating – we can review and assess your existing business plan to help you decide in what areas you need assistance. This is undertaken by one of our experienced business mentors and costs £95