Experienced advisors from My Incubator Ventures (MiVentures) will offer instant-response guidance to small businesses via live chat on the first Saturday of each month in the run up to Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday is a grassroots campaign that supports, promotes and inspires small businesses.
Advice sessions will take place between 10am – 12pm on 1st August, 5th September, 3rd October, 7th November and all day on Small Business Saturday 5th December.
Michelle Ovens, National Campaign Director at Small Business Saturday UK, said: “Budding entrepreneurs across the UK will now be able to get help and advice from experienced business mentors when they need it.”
As well as access to business mentors, small businesses will also be able to create and join communities, download a wealth of valuable business information, including useful articles and templates, and keep up-to-date with the latest small business news and events.
MiVentures unique, live chat facility won the ‘Future of Enterprise Support’ award at the National Enterprise Network Awards for ‘exceptional innovation’ in the enterprise industry.
MiVentures is working with local authorities, libraries and business centres across the country to support start-ups and small businesses.
Greg Thomas, Director of MiVentures, said: “Our aim is to act as a catalyst for enterprise across the country by providing a live chat service that gives budding entrepreneurs and business owners convenient and easy access to business support.
“MiVentures is proud to support Small Business Saturday which has become an important date in the small business calendar. We are looking forward to working with local authorities and organisations across the country in providing much sought-after business advice which goes far beyond just signposting other sources of help.”
More information about Small Business Saturday is available from www.smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com