Grow Your Business

With over 30 years of heritage supporting businesses across Lancashire and the North West, we have the experience and knowledge to support you in taking your business to the next level. Whether you are looking for strategic one to one support, development for your future leaders, launching a new product or scaling up we have various support packages that are designed with you and your business at the forefront of our mind.

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Innovator / Start-up Visa


Due to the very high volume of enquiries and the knock-on effect on processing them, CBP cannot currently commit to an enquiry response timescale. Our aim however, is to begin endorsing suitable applications from April 2020.

CBP is proud to support the government’s Tier 1 Innovator and Start-up visa programme as a registered endorsing body.

CBP is interested in working with high growth start-ups based across England and will assess each client’s business plan for Innovation, Viability and Scalability.

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Start Your Business

  • Do you have a hobby that you would love to turn into regular income?
  • Have a great business idea but not sure what to do next?

We deliver support on behalf of various funded programmes to help you start your own business and become your own boss.

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Community & Business Partners hold a number of events throughout the year; our forums are sponsored and supported by local businesses which means they are free for you to attend. Whether you are looking for inspiration, need specific knowledge for your business or want to network with like-minded people, we have an event for you.

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Community & Business Partners and business consultant John Woodruffe from Turnkey Corporate have formed a strategic partnership to develop and deliver a series of training programmes for businesses.

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