Thinking about Starting a Business?

First, gain an overview of what’s involved in starting a business and whether it’s the right route for you at our  Business Hub.

If you require further help and advice to get your idea off the ground –  book a one to one advice session with one of our experienced Business Advisers. Regular meetings with agreed action plans will provide you with the foundation you need to establish and develop your business successfully.  Check below to see if you qualify for FREE advice and support under one of our bespoke programmes. Our Advisers can typically help you:

  • Develop a business plan and research your market

  • Find suitable sources of finance – including Start Up Loans

  • Find ways to promote and market your business effectively

  • Manage your bookkeeping and accounts

  • Comply with the legal aspects of starting a business

Growing a Business?

Sustaining and growing a business isn’t easy, it requires vision, flexibility and hard work. But you don’t have to do it alone, our expert Business Advisers will provide you with valuable one-to-one support to help you: 

  • Assess your current business performance

  • Consider ways to increase your sales and profit margin 

  • Raise Finance

  • Explore new opportunities

  • Organise your bookkeeping and accounts

  • Develop and implement your ideas

  • Overcome cash-flow problems

Do You Qualify for FREE Advice and Support?

You may be entitled to FREE advice and seminars under one of our funded Business Support Programmes:

  • If you are resident in Africa, the first 1 hour advice session is FREE

  • If you are a woman looking to start a business in Ghana – you can apply for intensive help and support with the Inspiring Women Programme

  • If you are a woman running an early stage business from Africa, you may be eligible for 12 hours of free advice, seminars and support to grow your business under our Inspiring Women Business Growth Programme

  • If you are interested in applying for a Start Up Loan – Start Up loan advice sessions are FREE of charge to residents of any region in Ghana. 

If you are not eligible for free advice under one of our programmes, the cost for a 1 hour advice session is GH 200 inc. VAT.  However, if you register with our iBusiness Hub you can get one advice session a month as part of the Hub package which includes a range of services such as: hot-desking, a mailing address, a weekly networking and support group, discounts on room hire and promotional opportunities.

To Book Your Session or Find Out about Business Support Programmes

Call 0307 00 1067 – 9, or if you would like us to call you please email hub@vsbs.org