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EnterprisingYou is here to help

Our programme incorporates training opportunities to fast forward development, help boost skills, increase incomes, or help casual workers find alternative routes and roles which can offer greater stability.

  • Are you self-employed, engaged in multiple temporary roles and looking for a more reliable income?
    You could receive tailored personal and professional development through training, qualifications or retraining opportunities.
  • Are you running your own business and want to accelerate growth?
    You could receive expert advice on professional topics such as marketing and business development; and access to training and resources.
  • Are you looking for skills and career development support, or help with health and finance issues?
    You could receive 1:1 advice from our Business Coaches, Finance, Health and Well-being specialists as well as access to 24/7 platforms for ongoing support.

If you are a self-employed resident of Greater Manchester, aged 18+ and have personal total earnings of less than £27,000 p/a, then sign up to our fully-funded programme for FREE and receive support that is tailored to your needs.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the footer of any email you receive from us or by contacting us at

EnterprisingYou is a product of the partnership between the Growth Company and PeoplePlus Enterprise. Greater Manchester has been chosen to run this programme as a pilot, which could be rolled out throughout the UK. It was commissioned by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) with funding from the Department for Education (DfE).

About the Growth Company

The Growth Company is an award-winning, not-for-profit social enterprise with a mission to enable growth, create jobs and improve lives. We provide individuals and businesses with a wide range of services that improve employment, skills, investment and enterprise for the benefit of all.

About PeoplePlus Enterprise

PeoplePlus Enterprise is the leading industry recognised provider of business start-up support in the UK. They offer free and bespoke support with over 30 years of experience. PeoplePlus Enterprise have successfully helped 90,000 people to set up and grow a business; 45,000 in the last five years.

EnterprisingYou brings together two large organisations with unbeatable experience, to provide you with the very best self-employment support.