Targeted support and guidance for UK business leaders looking to improve

Free business advisory service for Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes

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16-year-olds and over can gain the skills and qualifications needed by businesses with a combination of flexible on-the-job and off-the-job learning from entry level (GCSE) to level 7 (master’s degree). 


Designed and delivered by entrepreneurs, this leadership course will provide time away from the challenges of running a business to invest in your leadership, and to learn how to take your business to the next level.


Unlock your potential in record time with Skills Bootcamps’ fast-paced learning experiences. Dive deep into industry-specific topics, such as data analytics, cybersecurity, or UX design, and emerge with in-demand skills and a competitive edge.


Designed and delivered by entrepreneurs, this leadership course will provide time away from the challenges of running a business to invest in your leadership, and to learn how to take your business to the next level.


The Growth Hub is all about providing funded business support, business growth strategies, they help local businesses to identify and connect with the right guidance and funding to maximise potential.


 Unlock the power of networking in the business world. Discover proven strategies, best practices, and success stories that demonstrate the invaluable benefits of building connections and fostering collaborative relationships.


Step into the world of cutting-edge technologies and emerging trends. Discover how Innovate UK is shaping the future with insights on AI, blockchain, renewable energy, and more, empowering businesses to stay at the forefront of technological innovation.


 Cultivate the mindset of an entrepreneur with SkillsHub MK. This blog offers valuable insights, strategies, and success stories to inspire and equip individuals with the knowledge and mindset needed to launch and grow their own businesses.


Explore the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Scheme, a dynamic collaboration between businesses and academic institutions. This blog showcases how KTP fosters innovation, facilitates knowledge exchange, and drives business growth through strategic partnerships.


Discover the NatWest Accelerator program, a catalyst for entrepreneurial success. This blog highlights how the program provides aspiring and scaling businesses with tailored support, mentorship, and access to a thriving ecosystem, propelling them towards sustainable growth and innovation.


Explore the invaluable resources and support provided by the FSB. This blog showcases how the FSB champions the interests of small businesses, offering expert guidance, networking opportunities, and a powerful voice to navigate the challenges and thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape.


Explore the benefits of joining the Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce. This blog highlights how the chamber fosters business growth, provides networking opportunities and offers valuable resources and support to entrepreneurs and businesses in the Bedfordshire region


Empowering Businesses through Support and Collaboration: Discover the comprehensive support and collaborative opportunities offered by the University of Northampton. This blog highlights how the university assists businesses with expertise, research collaborations, funding opportunities, and tailored solutions to drive innovation and success.

We’re here to tell you what funding and support are available to your business.


Digital Future First Advisors

Our advisors connect businesses in the South East Midlands area with free access to digital consultancy, Government Business incentives and a range of funded training provision. 

We connect to inspire and inform SME businesses about digital growth and training opportunities. All partners in the project are equal opportunities employers.


    Digital Future First is part funded by the European Social Fund and led by Supplyant Limited, and co-developed in partnership with Database for Business Limited and the Learning and Skills Academy CIC


    34-35 Duncan Close, Moulton Park Ind Est, Northampton, NN3 6WL


    01604 679097