There are a variety of business support programmes available. Find out which is right for you and your business.

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    GAP 2018-2019

    GAP (Growth Achievement Programme) is here to help you take your business to the next step of business development. GAP is a tailored, one-to-one mentoring and business development workshop programme that will support and encourage your business.

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    Ards and North Down Social Entrepreneurship Programme (ANDSEP II)

    This programme is designed to help social entrepreneurs start a business and encourage existing social enterprises to grow.

  • Tablet Health Check

    Mind Body Business

    A joint initiative by the Public Health Agency and Ards and North Down Borough Council that aims to benefit you, your business and your employees.

  • Belfast Region City Deal

    A vision of inclusive economic growth that will deliver more and better jobs; have a positive impact on our most deprived communities and offer a balanced spread of benefits.

  • The Pinnacle Programme

    Focusing on business growth this tailored support programme boasts workshops to develop your skills.

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    The Internet of Things

    Funding is available to help organisations find solutions to their problems by using the Internet of Things.

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    Gigabit Voucher Scheme

    Small businesses and local communities can get Gigabit vouchers to contribute to the installation cost of a gigabit capable connection

  • Shine Programme

    Collective logos for Shine Programme

    The Shine Programme is Ards and North Down Borough Council’s principal business support and growth programme.  The programme provides one to one specialist business advice to take your company to the next level of growth.  The programme includes three different levels of advice which are tailored to the needs of the businesses.  This programme will run until December 2022.