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Support packages

In addition to the online tools, advice and workshops that are open to all applicants, our top two Pioneers will be recognised with the following business support.

Business Growth Pioneer


Appleyard Lees

Prize: Appleyard Lees will undertake an IP Audit for the winners of this award, reviewing the potential impact that IP rights such as patents, designs, trade marks and copyright may have on the business in question. The IP Audit will be provided as a detailed report including recommendations for next steps to improve the IP position […]

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Stockport Business & Innovation Centre

Prize: Free Office Space for a year worth up to £5,000 Profile: “Stockport Business & Innovation Centre, formerly Stockport Business Incubator, provides flexible, serviced office space, virtual offices and meeting rooms in a professional serviced environment and with a range of business support, allowing you to focus on running your business. Businesses need space. Space to […]

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Souter PR

Prize: Souter PR are happy to offer PR / Content Academy course attendance covering all aspects of utilising promotional content to improve the winners’ use of promotional content & increase their skills. Profile: Souter PR is an award-winning PR agency based in Stockport. Souter PR create public relations campaigns to help businesses tell their own story […]

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Prize: Corporate-commercial law support Profile: Gorvins is full service law firm with a 150 year history. Their dedicated team is disciplined in; residential property, commercial property dispute resolutions, litigation, employment, personal injury, wills and family law. Their group of 16 partners and 100 staff are based in Stockport and are responsible for a diverse portfolio of […]

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Clarke Nicklin

Prize: Clarke Nicklin LLP is offering 12 months of free financial and consultancy business support to the winner. Profile: Clarke Nicklin are a company of Accountants and Financial advisers based in Stockport. This thriving company are able to assist any business looking for Financial, Tax or Accountancy advice in Stockport, South Manchester and the wider business […]

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Tangent Design

Prize: 3 days of our time (consultancy / design / artwork etc) Profile: Started in 1990, Tangent Design is a digital agency that focuses on providing a services; in Website design, Hosting, SEO, Artwork creations, Print management, Advertising and Online marketing. Their aim is simple; to help all their clients grow and succeed. Their ingenuity […]

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