Careers Service

Find out more about starting up

Find out more about starting up

Own your career and be your own boss with help from START UP

A START UP Adviser talks to a student business founder

Work for Yourself

Whether you want to start up now or in the future, we’ll provide you with one-to-one direction to take your ideas forward, offering clear insight into the steps you need to take to achieve your goals.

All START UP support is tailored to your aspirations and the specific needs of you and your business or independent career, helping you to establish and grow. 

Specialist advice and a like-minded community

Our START UP Advisers all have first-hand experience of being self-employed and running a business and are well connected to our regional and national network of entrepreneurs.

We also have a welcoming, active community of START UP founders and freelancers to share stories and experiences with.

Whatever your needs, your START UP Adviser can support you with specialist advice, give you access to great opportunities and make introductions for you.