• Free online courses 

  • Courses are only available for Tees valley at the moment 

  • Government tool kits and training 

  • lots of free online courses available 

  • Dawn offers different training and mentoring on business growth 



  • Can help you manage your accounts and finance. 

  • Accounting tips and help  

  • Offers a range of free accounting course

  • Accounting firm based in Yorkshire



  • Marketing and PR services 

  • Digital marketing agency 

  • Marketing courses 

  • Advertising and marketing agency 

  • Weekly podcast about Yorkshire life 

  • Media and communications agency 

  • Influencer marketing and content creation 



  • Law firm in the North East of England 

  • Doesn’t offer advice but provides different options 



  • Different financial options and help 



  • HR services for small businesses 

  • HR help and advice 

  • Chartered HR association 
  • Can offer training and HR qualifications



  • Government payroll help 

  • Community forum for help on payroll 

See accounting section for more relevant information



  • Government help on tax and relevant contact numbers 

  • Tax help and problems advice line 

  • Help on sorting out tax when you are self employed 


Useful online business magazines 

  • Provides updated business information and news articles. 

  • Useful information and news for small businesses. 

  • News articles and blogs for SMEs.

  • Source of inspiration, education, and collaboration for the owners of fast-growing businesses, from startups to mid-market companies. 

  • Resources and help for new start up businesses including funding and growth help. 

  • Information and resources about different sectors, markets and the economy. 

  • Offers articles, toolkits and guidance for businesses. 

  • Helpful in different areas on starting a business. 

  • Free mentor help for SMEs