Help for start-ups

Enterprise coaches

If you are thinking about becoming self employed, or starting your own small business, local enterprise coaches throughout the District can guide you through the steps to success.

Find your local enterprise coach or contact Bradford Kickstart on 0800 953 9503, email:

Enterprise centres

Looking for somewhere to base your new business? Need somewhere professional to have meetings and access to support and networking? Check out the nine enterprise centres around Bradford district.

Airedale Enterprise Services

Airedale Enterprise Services (AES) offer confidential one to one business advice & guidance to pre-start, fledgling and existing businesses, including cashflow forecasting, taxation and self-assessment advice, as well as advice on start-up loans. Some services are free, some chargeable. 

AES are one of the main delivery partners of Virgin Startup loans in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

AES also offer incubator office space & virtual office, conference and meeting facilities. To find out more telephone 01535 607775 or email

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