Enterprise Hub partnership

Enterprise Hub aims to simplify access to enterprise support, building Liverpool City Region as a central hub for enterprise. The Hub draws together expert community organisations and offers high quality enterprise services and strategic engagement to ensure local residents, no matter what their background and circumstances, can access support to assess their ideas and take them forward.


Citizens Advice Wirral are proud Community Partners of Enterprise Hub, offering wrap around services to ensure those accessing enterprise support can receive additional expertise to look at the bigger picture of their business ambition.


‘Citizens Advice Wirral is delighted to be involved in the successful Enterprise Hub programme. Our experience in supporting individuals to maximise their income, minimise their debts and manage their finances, will complement the business support provided by Enterprise Hub delivery partners such as Wirral Chamber of Commerce. The support we will provide in Wirral should ensure those considering starting a business or becoming self-employed make informed choices when setting up, and have the greatest chance of success’ Carol Johnson-Eyre, Chief Executive Officer.


What is Enterprise Hub?

Enterprise Hub is the enterprise gateway for business start-up support in Liverpool City Region (Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, Wirral, St Helens and Halton). Offering expert advice and support to those who are thinking about starting a business including help to:

  • Understand the process of starting a business
  • Research a business idea
  • Build a comprehensive business plan
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Create financial forecasts to understand the costs of running your business and potential income
  • Identify sources of finance to get started

Whether you are considering your self-employment options or have a clear business idea and are ready to receive guidance to start, you can get in touch with the Enterprise Hub team who can link you to local support to guide you through your journey.

Eligibility for business start-up support

You can access support to start your new business through Enterprise Hub if you are:

  • A man or woman living in Knowsley, Sefton, Wirral, Liverpool, St Helens or Halton
  • Currently unemployed, employed or economically inactive
  • Looking to get support to start a business/go self-employed
  • Not yet registered as self-employed

Contact our expert team who will help to assess your business needs and link you to the relevant support via:

Telephone 0151 706 8113

Email enterprisehub@thewo.org.uk


Connect with Enterprise Hub on social media


Twitter @MerseyEnthub



Enterprise Hub is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding