Careers Service

Start or grow an independent career

Start or grow an independent career

Work freelance or lead a portfolio career with the help of START UP

A graduate independent professional

Own Your Career

Whatever your industry, skills and specialisms and whatever you want your self-employment to look like, we’ll provide you with bespoke, confidential, one-to-one direction to take yourself forward, offering clear insight into the steps to take to achieve your goals.

All START UP support is tailored to your aspirations and the specific needs of you and your 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.