With unemployment figures out again and youth employment tipped to take a hit, more people in Blackpool are taking their future in their own hands and trying to forge their own career.
Find out more about Blackpool's exciting Talbot Gateway Central Business District development
The University of Central Lancashire is offering funding support to businesses aiming to develop innovative new products, services or processes by utilising the University’s academic expertise.
Fuse Fund, a two year £4m Regional Growth Fund (RGF) programme has been launched in Lancashire with the aim of helping young businesses realise their ambitious growth plans with its competitive grant and business support scheme.
One hundred new businesses have been set up thanks to help from Blackpool Council this year.