Making the very most of the outstanding benefits that Northumberland has to offer
We have an established track record as a provider of inward investment and business support services, as well as working with larger global brands in the county. We are funded through a combination of operating profits from our commercial activities and external grant funding. We deliver a portfolio of growth, enterprise, digital skills and access to finance programmes across Northumberland and beyond including the North East Rural Growth Network and the North of Tyne Rural Business Growth Service. Our highly experienced team will design bespoke support packages that include: invaluable practical advice; access to finance; property information; training and recruitment advice; supply chain connections; and introductions to external support programmes.
Advance Northumberland Business in numbers
- 1,934 businesses supported
- 3,534 jobs created
- 38.6m investment secured
How we can help
Advance Northumberland Business provides a high quality inward investment and relocation service. It has a rich talent pool, fantastic connectivity to the rest of UK and worldwide, and well-established partnerships within Northumberland.
The Rural Business Growth Service
The service is here to support rural North of Tyne businesses with access to Business Advice, Support Services and a Capital Grant Investment Fund to support investment in projects.
Business Northumberland works with businesses to help begin, continue and advance with business online. Working with industry experts to support micro, small and medium enterprises across the North East.
Rural Design Centre Innovation Project
The Rural Design Centre Innovation Project is run by a collaboration of organisations to help businesses deliver real tangible change in rural communities in the North East and Northumberland.
External business support
In addition to support offered by the Advance Northumberland business teams, there is a range of external support and grants avaliable
The North East Fund
NEBSF - North East Business Support Fund
North Of Tyne Innovation Recovery Grant
Challenge North Of Tyne
North Of Tyne Growth Fund
Businesses we have supported
Ashwood Business Park, Ashington
Port of Blyth
Port of Blyth
We will Advance Northumberland's economic prosperity, regenerate communities, improve livability and create a more connected and aspirational County
Get in touch to see how we can support you and your business.Contact us