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Where businesses can grow

The only business Start-Up Programme you'll need.

From an award-winning entrepreneur. No ongoing commitment. £19.99 per month.

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It’s still just an idea…

You’re not sure where to even begin! Legal implications, insurances, branding, logo – this online programme covers it all!



You’re out of the starting blocks, your idea is developed but you’re still unsure about your projections, getting your product to market and getting new customers!

Growing Business

Growing Business

You have sales and customers, and you’ve done a bit of marketing but you need to ramp it up! Enter awards, get your social media on point, improve your SEO and look at paid advertising.

Why should you join our Start-up Programme?

Expert advice from an award-winning entrepreneur who has been there, done it and got the T shirt!

Save hours trawling the internet for free sources of information – that time is better spent in your business!

Get downloadable tools such as business plan templates, margin calculators and cash flow tools.

At less than twenty pounds – what have you got to lose by giving it a try?

What to expect when you subscribe.

Here's what you can expect when you subscribe to our Start-up Programme.

Example of just a handful of our modules

  • Business structure
  • Understanding margin
  • Legislation and Insurances
  • Seeking outside investment
  • Manufacturing a product
  • Routes to market
  • Book keeping
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Facebook Advertising
  • How to win awards

Other member benefits

  • Access to private Facebook group
  • Fortnightly Q&A with experts
  • Monthly LIVE 'Audience with' a successful entrepreneur video chat – your chance to ask them questions!
  • Email support – got a question that hasn't been covered? We'll answer it!
  • Discounts on business products and services
  • Downloadable tools such as business plan and financial templates

Nikki Hesford is an award-winning entrepreneur as seen on Dragons Den and featured in

BBC Metro The Sun Cosmopolitan Daily Mail

The Small Business Academy has been recognised with the following awards

Jacqueline WOW winner 2019 BIBA Finalist EVA finalist