Velocity offer online business support via award-winning live chat service

29 January 2016

As part of a new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) initiative, South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) have launched a FREE online, instant business advice service to businesses based within the SEMLEP area – powered by the award-winning live chat technology – Mi Ventures.

This live chat business advice service complements the valuable package of business support available through the ERDF programme which includes free business skills training courses as well as face-to-face business start-up advice.

Whether you have a question around starting up a business or a query on how to grow your business, the service allows you to instantly chat with experienced business advisors to get advice and information that you can trust.

Gayle Pope, Head of Business Services at SEMLEP says:

“We are incredibly excited about our new Mi Ventures initiative, which was developed to further support local businesses in aiding growth across the South East Midlands.”

“The interactive site provides the facility for businesses to gain immediate, expert guidance which will help drive business productivity and increase local economic growth.”

To access this new live chat, business advice service for FREE you must live within one of the areas geographically covered by SEMLEP. If you would like to check that you live in the SEMLEP area please click here.

Visit: to create your free account.
*Business Advisors are available to chat to Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm, excluding UK public bank holidays.