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Get Started, Blackpool Council’s free business start-up support service, provides expert support and guidance to help local people start and grow businesses.

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Get Started has helped over 1250 new businesses to start-up over the past 12 years, get in touch when you’re ready and benefit from our on-line resources, workshops, events, drop-in sessions, help with finding property and 1-2-1 advice and support.
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Blackpool is a great place to start a business

We have a notable reputation for helping entrepreneurs – people with bright ideas who are prepared to work hard to make their business dreams come true.

In Blackpool you don’t have to go it alone, Get Started, Blackpool Council’s free business start-up support service, provides expert support and guidance to help local people start and grow businesses.

Get Started has helped over 1250 new businesses to start-up over the past 12 years, so explore this site, get in touch when you’re ready and benefit from our on-line resources, workshops, events, drop-in sessions, help with finding property and 1-2-1 advice and support.

The service is tailored for you - use as much or as little help as you need.


Other people have been where you are today, and have provided useful stories and videos of their journey, take a look.