Business Support & Services

Antrim Enterprise supports individuals into self-employment and along their entrepreneurial journey; regardless of where they are on that journey.

Enterprise Education

Antrim Enterprise is passionate about encouraging and supporting individuals into self-employment and the younger the better.

That is why we are actively involved in enterprise education initiatives throughout Antrim & Newtownabbey borough both in and out of school.


We understand that some people reach a crossroads in their life and are not sure what to do or even if self-employment is for them. As such our range of pre-start support helps individuals to develop their own skill sets, research business ideas and look at what is involved in setting up and running a business.

Start Up

So you are ready to take that leap into self-employment but just not sure where to begin? Rest assured our team of experienced business advisers are there to support your journey, providing guidance and support on setting up and running a business regardless of business type or sector.

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Existing Business

Whether you want to increase sales in or outside of NI, develop your range of services or products, take on additional staff or need finance, together we can find the answer to help you develop and implement growth in your business.

Case Studies

Trusted by Many Local Businesses

Take a look at how Antrim Enterprise has helped many businesses on their journey.

  • Rosemary Hood

    From retiring from management positions to turning a real passion into a business, Rosemary Hood shares her experience of her self-employment journey with Antrim Enterprise and the Exploring Enterprise programme

  • Petite Treats

    The Programme gave me confidence in myself and my ability to start my own business. It opened up a wealth of support and now I feel as though I am operating an actual business and not just baking cakes in my kitchen.

  • Wellbeing Fitness & Therapy

    It all stemmed from when I was young and my grandmother, who was suffering from cancer at the time, would ask me to massage her and I noticed how much it helped her. My parents then bought me a massage book and as a teenager I used to massage family and friends. Then, when we moved to Germany, I joined the Youth Training Scheme and worked in a gym. I completed aerobics courses and the passion for fitness grew from there

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