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Outset StartUp Fair

Everything you need to set your business up for success! 

This event will give you the opportunity to talk to Outset's own team of Enterprise Advisors as well as specialists in accountancy, banking, law, commercial property, Licensing, GDPR, insurance, design, and websites to answer any and all questions you may have on launching your new business! 

Who will be at the StartUp Fair? 

Outset Finance 

 The Start Up Loans Company is a UK-wide, government backed scheme, which offers a repayable loan to individuals over the age of 18 who have a viable business idea but no access to finance. The scheme funds businesses in every sector


We're proud to have been awarded Business Bank of the Year 2015 by Moneyfacts. We support small to medium sized start-up and established businesses with straightforward banking needs and up to two directors, owners (shareholders) or partners.

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce 

The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC) has a simple aim – to help local businesses like yours grow and thrive. We achieve this by providing networking opportunities, as well as the very latest business information, training and development. We’re also your voice – ensuring that, together, we’re stronger.

Bournemouth Borough Council 

Experts from the BBC will be on hand to answer questions on licensing, food trading, trading standard and much more! 

Simple Accountancy 

Simple Accountancy has been providing clients with world-class accounting support since 2007. From consultation on business and tax issues to management and technological solutions for accounting needs, Simple Accountancy covers the entire spectrum and beyond.


Combining face-to-face advice with the latest in data and analytics, to not only ensure clients’ businesses but to anticipate and prevent future risks in the long-term, we can support the development and growth.

Laceys Solicitors 

The firm’s professional staff are divided into specialist teams, who appreciate that each client’s needs are different and are flexible in their approach, providing structured practical advice.

Primove Lettings

The way you Rent, Let, Sell and Buy property is changing and at Primove we are going to change it for the better. We are local and you will speak to someone who has extensive knowledge of the area and expertise.  At Primove we offer an honest fixed fee and never charge commission and hidden charges!

Southcoast Data Protection Consultants 

We have experienced and qualified Data Protection Officers to assist you in any query regarding data protection in your business environment.

Inspiration Agency 

The Inspiration Agency offers branding print and web design services to businesses throughout Bournemouth, Poole and the South.

Coastal VA's 

Wouldn’t it be great to have someone who knows your business, anticipates your needs and takes the day to day tasks off your plate without even having to be asked?

Such angels do exist... Coastal VA's

Graham Foster

Combining logical thinking with creative imagination means my designs are effective, engaging and give my clients a competitive edge.  I meet people face to face, I travel to see clients and I keep in regular contact via phone, email, and Skype. I’m realistic, reliable and passionate about the work I do

The award-winning Outset programme provides tailor-made business start-up support to help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to start and sustain your own business through business start-up workshops, one-to-one coaching and networking events.

These fully funded workshops are available to businesses based in Dorset.


The Dorset Business Growth Partnership is designed to help any Dorset county-based SME become more competitive. Dedicated strands of activity will include pre-start and start-up support, improving companies’ digital capabilities, management and leadership skills and scope for internationalisation. Access to finance will be delivered through grants and loans alongside advice, mentoring, training and events.

The three-year SME Competitiveness programme to be run until March 2020, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is led by WSX Enterprise and the Dorset Growth Hub with a range of support partners.

The main consortium partners are as follows:

  • WSX (Lead partner)

  • The Arts Development Company

  • Dormen

  • Silicon South

  • YTKO (incl. Outset & GetSet for Growth)

The Partnership includes the following Local Authorities: North Dorset, Christchurch and East Dorset, Weymouth & Portland, West Dorset, Bournemouth Borough Council (Accountable Body), Borough of Poole, and Dorset County Council.

The beneficiaries of the project are SMEs in the Dorset LEP geographical area from eligible ERDF sectors. The delivery plan has been developed in close consultation with all partners, links to and supports the Dorset LEP ESIF strategy and also addresses the issues identified by the Dorset business community as part of the Dorset LEP ESIF consultation process.



Tuesday, 30 April 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Enterprise Hub, Darracott Road,
Bournemouth, BH5 2AY

Interested in attending this event?

Call us on 0800 756 0811 and talk to one of our Enterprise Advisors or email: