How we can help you

If you're bursting with ideas for a business but don't know what is involved or how to start, The Hive could be just what you've been looking for.

"Networking through The Hive was useful for generating work opportunities, giving us valuable exposure and learning from the other entrepreneurs. The ongoing mentoring we've received has also given us extra impetus as well as time to pause and reflect."

Jonathan Hawley, Orb and Crash branding and design agency

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Our programmes are designed specifically to help you to:

  • identify and evaluate business opportunities
  • prepare your business plan
  • understand the principles of running a business
  • support you through the crucial early stages of your business development and beyond.
SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise)


Our first-class facilities make The Hive the ideal environment for supporting new businesses.

"The office is a fantastic environment, offering facilities and services at rates you wouldn't find elsewhere. Above all, The Hive's strength lies in its people - the support we receive from the team is excellent and it's good to share your ideas with other entrepreneurs based here."

Adam Roberts, Go Dine