Kick Start Business Support Programme

Access our dedicated programme of support for start-ups and SMEs. Open to all business owners,

especially those in the first years of trading, our Kick Start programme is here to help you transform,

future-proof or grow your business. Join one or more of our webinars, or face-to-face sessions, for practical, jargon-free training and advice. To view our full list of events click here.

Small business grants

Part of the Kick Start programme is the opportunity to apply for a grant. Successful applicants will receive a £2,000 grant for business expenses, a year’s free membership with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), and ongoing support from the BIPC Northamptonshire team. ​Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a panel event, where they pitch their business to a group of local business experts.

The eligibility criteria and terms and conditions include: