We have helped designers and makers of crafts, greeting cards, interiors, furniture, textiles and jewellery.

Many businesses from the design sector have, with support from our business advisors, crafted their business plan, refined their goals and successfully secured finance that is right for them.

Business support for furniture designer Anthony Hartley
Exhibitions are a real catalyst for our sales, offering great exposure to the design world. This loan means we can take on a second show and develop internationally

Anthony Hartley

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Our advisors

Our business support offering is funded by Arts Council England, and is free to the applicant. Our focus is to provide expert tailored advice.

What can business support do for you?

  • Enable you to become resilient or ready for growth
  • Help you create or strengthen your business plan
  • Increase your understanding of routes to finance