Enterprising Macclesfield, the volunteer-led community interest company (CIC) that promotes local enterprise and commerce, is pleased to announce that Macclesfield Town Council has extended its funded support.
Established in 2015, Enterprising Macclesfield provides free business coaching support, access to local business advice and signposting to sources of funding for local commercial and social enterprises. Since its launch, it has grown to have a pool of 18 volunteer coaches and 25 local advisory partners. It has also received over 175 support requests from local businesses. Some of the clients already assisted by Enterprising Macclesfield include an online estate agency, a financial services firm, a fitness company, a physiotherapy business and even a wild food foraging business.
This extended funded support from Macclesfield Town Council will enable Enterprising Macclesfield to embark on its next phase of growth. It will empower the volunteer-led CIC to realise its ambition of building an enterprise driven economy in Macclesfield and deliver economic benefits for the local community.
Expressing his gratitude to the Town Council, Tim Shercliff, Chair of Enterprising Macclesfield, said, “We are very grateful to Macclesfield Town Council for playing such a key role in funding the organisation and encouraging the delivery of this important service to the local community. Our volunteers include highly experienced business professionals in a variety of industries who are committed to helping local enterprises start up, grow and prosper. The funded support from the Town Council helps us build awareness for Enterprising Macclesfield so that our volunteers can encourage and support enterprise in the Macclesfield area.”
Macclesfield Town Council Clerk, Peter Turner, added, “We are delighted to are committed to helping local businesses flourish. I would encourage the local business community to take advantage of the opportunities that Enterprising Macclesfield presents.”
Enterprising Macclesfield accepts applications for support from entrepreneurs at any stage of their business lifecycle; from concept, to planning to growing their business. You can complete our application form here.
You can download a copy of this press release here.
For further information please contact:
Tim Shercliff, Chair, Enterprising Macclesfield
Peter Turner, Macclesfield Town Council
Tel: +44 (0) 1625 610110