Start your business

Start your Business

You’ve got a business idea – where do you start?

If you are a Bolton resident and thinking of setting up a business then we can support you to make decisions that will help you on your journey. 

We can talk you through the options and support available from various organisations and signpost the best people to help you.

Alternatively, if you have started your business but need support and advice to move on to the next stage;

  • HR - staff development and skills
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Legal advice
  • Coaching/Mentoring support

Call us on 01204 336222 or Email us.

Bavarian Bakery, Bolton

Bavarian Bakery

“I started my business out of my kitchen and garage, traded 3 years at Artisan Markets in and around Manchester to gain experience and to see if there is a market for pretzels and German/ Bavarian bakery products.  

I took the plunge in 2018 and opened my Bavarian Bakery shop in Bolton after being selected to take part in a BBC food program.Now, after over 2 1/2 years trading, I have 5 employee's (mix of full/part time), plus some occasional Bolton College students on work experience placement. 

The business did very well over the pandemic, three-folded our business and I was able to  pay off my business loan early and could now take out a salary, if I wish to do so.  I never dreamt it would go so well.  As larger customers start to find us and enquire about UK made pretzels, it’s now time to start thinking about next bigger steps. 

My thanks to Business Bolton for believing in me when I was starting out"

Angelika Searle
Director of Pretzel & Spelt Ltd

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