FAQs - Go Succeed

FAQ's

General  

Yes, Go Succeed is for you and we can support you to develop your business idea. Go Succeed is the new go-to source for expert business advice led by Northern Ireland's eleven local councils. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur just starting out; are looking to grow your business; or are planning to scale up; our team of industry experts will provide tailored support and guidance to help you achieve your business goals.

We can support your business if it is legally registered in Northern Ireland. This includes online businesses that sell products abroad. Please talk to us about your circumstances if you are unsure.

Yes there will be some however if you make us aware on your enquiry form or telehandler, we will provide you with additional assistance

Yes, we will do out best to support you with additional assistance. Please let us know this on the online form or make the telehandler aware.

There are a range of online and in person masterclasses which you will be able to access. Your mentor will be able to advise you of which masterclass is best suited to your needs and within your local council area.

We will not support any business or business activity which is illegal, or which Go Succeed reasonably consider may bring it or the service, into disrepute. This includes businesses where there are ethical or reputational considerations such as gambling, money lending, adult entertainment, tobacco products , vape products or cannabis products not authorised as medicines, debt factoring, hire purchase financing; pyramid schemes; projects which have as their object the promotion of political or religious views; illegal or immoral activities. This list is not exhaustive and Go Succeed reserve the right to decide whether a business or business activity is ineligible for support.

Check your junk mail in case you may have missed an email from us otherwise please phone 0800 027 0639 and make them aware. We will try to get to you as soon as we possible can.

This service is free of charge with funding provided from UK Shared Prosperity Fund. We can support businesses with grant funding however we do request a 30% match fund from the business. Your mentor will be able to advise you on this.

Start  

Go Succeed Start aims to support individuals who might have a business idea and who are thinking of starting a business. We can support you with masterclasses, access to grant funding, online business plan resources, one to one mentoring and peer support networks.

Go Succeed Start can support you to develop a business idea. We can support you with masterclasses, access to grant funding, online business plan resources, one to one mentoring and peer support networks.

This service is designed to work for you and with you - sign up today and we will look at the best way to support you.

You only need to attend the Masterclasses that are suited to your need. We recommend you attend as many as possible that are relevant to your needs.

Our Go Succeed experts can advise you on which masterclasses would be beneficial for you and your buisness.

The Go Succeed Grant is for businesses currently accessing support via the Go Succeed service and who have identified a barrier to growth. You must have completed 50% of the mentoring with your mentor before applying and be actively trading. The grant supports businesses who are or who have the potential to become an employer business or social economy enterprise with a minimum of 1 full time employee and less than 50 full time employees.

You can do it via our website https://go-succeed.com/contact-us/ or you can contact our telehandlers 08000270639.

Yes you're at the right place. If you have a business idea but you're not sure how to turn it into a business, or you have already started out in business and require mentorship on your next steps, we can support you. Our Go Succeed Start experts will help you to create a business plan and put all the foundations in place to get your business up and running.

We can support you with access to mentoring, masterclasses and peer support networks

Your mentor will help you to write your business plan.

Our experts can help you to choose the most suitable legal structure.

You can chat about your ideas to our Go Succeed experts. Our experts will help you to create a business plan and put all the foundations in place to get your business up and running.

Your mentor can support with this and you can also check out NI Business Info to learn more.

No however we will do our best to match you to a mentor who can support your specific business needs.

If you miss a masterclass you can try to register for future classes. Some masterclasses will be available online for a short period of time.

Grow  

This service is focused on existing businesses who have the potential to grow their business further and innovate. We can support you with mentoring, masterclasses, access to grant funding and peer support networks.

This service is designed to work for you and with you - sign up today and we will look at the best way to support you.

No however we will do our best to match you to a mentor who can support your specific business needs.

You only need to attend the Masterclasses that are suited to your need. We recommend you attend as many as possible that are relevant to your needs.

Our Go Succeed experts can advise you on which masterclasses would be beneficial for you and your buisness.

If you miss a masterclass you can try to register for future classes. Some masterclasses will be available online for a short period of time.

The Go Succeed Grant is for businesses currently accessing support via the Go Succeed service and who have identified a barrier to growth. You must have completed 50% of the mentoring with your mentor before applying and be actively trading. The grant supports businesses who are or who have the potential to become an employer business or social economy enterprise with a minimum of 1 full time employee and less than 50 full time employees.

No however you do need to be able to provide some match funding towards the grant. Your mentor will guide and support you on what's required.

You can do it via our website https://go-succeed.com/contact-us/ or you can contact our telehandlers 08000270639.

There will be a number of peer support networks available in your area which your mentor will be able to provide details on and refer you to. These peer support networks may be focused on sectors, target groups or other themes which may be specific depending on what's in your council area.

Scale  

Go Succeed Scale is for businesses who can go onto generate at least £1 million in revenue after 3 years. Our Go Succeed Scale industry experts will help tailor your plans to penetrate new markets, identify investment opportunities and scale up your operations.

This service is designed to work for you and with you - sign up today and we will look at the best way to support you.

No however we will do our best to match you to a mentor who can support your specific business needs.

You only need to attend the Masterclasses that are suited to your need. We recommend you attend as many as possible that are relevant to your needs.

Our Go Succeed experts can advise you on which masterclasses would be beneficial for you and your buisness.

If you miss a masterclass you can try to register for future classes. Some masterclasses will be available online for a short period of time.

You can do it via our website https://go-succeed.com/contact-us/ or you can contact our telehandlers 08000270639.