Partnering for success

Working with TEDCO not only means getting the best advice and guidance from experienced business advisors; it means gaining access to a powerful support network.

Our Partners

Business is better together – We understand the power of collaboration and over the last 5 years we have forged partnerships to provide our businesses with the best support possible.

Within the North East region we have close ties with leading enterprises, communities, organisations and networks. And on a national scale we are part of Cavendish Enterprise, giving us a voice and presence that can genuinely benefit the businesses we work with.

Cavendish Enterprise

The Start & Grow programme is managed throughout England by Cavendish Enterprise, a consortium of the UK’s best enterprise agencies and delivered in areas with lower levels of business start-up.

As a member of this consortium we are not only able to deliver a proven and highly valued service to the people of the North East that is supported by the Regional Growth Fund but also leverage the benefits of national collaboration with other agencies.

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Virgin StartUp

As the key delivery partner for Virgin StartUp in the North East we have helped over 300 new businesses access £4.2million in low cost business loans . . . and counting!

This programme and our partnership with Virgin StartUp has helped us to support businesses to achieve sustained growth and scale-up faster than might otherwise be possible. Many of those businesses go on to receive invaluable additional exposure through the wider Virgin Network.

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North Tyneside Council

We partner with North Tyneside Council to deliver the Business Factory services to residents and businesses of North Tyneside.

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“TEDCO are one of Virgin StartUp’s leading Partners, delivering Virgin-Class support to entrepreneurs in The North-East.  We couldn’t do what we do without them, they have been trusted Partners since Virgin StartUp began back in 2013”

Andy Fishburn, Managing Director of Virgin StartUp

North East Growth Hub

The North East Growth Hub is the leading digital platform for North East businesses to access a range of business support, finance and funding and events. Visit the Growth Hub and find the support you need to grow your business.

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North East Enterprise Agency

North East Enterprise Agency is a unique collaboration of multi-award winning enterprise agencies supporting businesses across the North East of England.

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National Enterprise Network

National Enterprise Network’s mission is to represent, unite and support all organisations who are passionate about inspiring and encouraging enterprise.

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Our Collaborators

Every business comes to rely on external expertise at one point or another in their journey. Whether it is an accountant, solicitor, marketing agency or a company within your supply chain, having good relationships within the enterprise community is a vital asset.

At TEDCO Business Support, we are able to add value to both new and growing businesses, making introductions and recommending suppliers we trust as part of our work.

“It is those partner relationships that we are constantly looking to cultivate, so that we might refer our clients to suppliers or contractors we know represent quality, value for money and a safe pair of hands. Over time, start-ups may graduate into TEDCO Partners themselves and supply products or services to both the next generation of new enterprises, and also those businesses that supported them through the early stages of growth.


“In this way, we hope to develop TEDCO Partnerships that add value to both our clients and the local economy.”


Carole White, TEDCO CEO

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What we offer

TEDCO offers one-on-one support provided by a dedicated team of business advisors and a range of pre start seminars available to clients who are taking the first steps into self-employment. This could be looking at an initial idea and developing it further, looking at how to start a business plan, business competitors, business marketing.

Are you eligible?

If you are looking to start and grow a business we’d love to hear from you. Our friendly team of experienced Business Advisors are on hand to take your call to discuss the support available.

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