Starting up in business
If you want to start a new business in South Tyneside, we can help to point you in the right direction, however large or small your idea may be.
See our guide to choosing the right finance
Learn what it really takes to set up in business.
Your customers, your competition and your pricing - research it all, and more
Find out which legal business entity you should set up.
Discover which finance option best suits your business plans
Understand the figures and what they mean for your business
How to create your very own business plan
Choosing your sales channels and marketing messages
Consider different staffing options to meet your needs
Renting, buying, sharing a workspace - find the best solution
Details of other organisations that can help you to start up.
If you can't find the information you are looking for here, our team of friendly business advisors can point you in the right direction.