Witton Lodge Community Association

Start Your Own Business

Want to start your own business? Don’t know where to begin?

We’ll provide you with the tools and resources to help you succeed.  Find out how to choose the right ideas, research your market, write a business plan, submit applications for funding, and much more.  Support is available for:

  • Business mentoring
  • Preparation of business plans
  • Advice on different business structures
  • Assistance with registering the business
  • Information on Taxation & National Insurance
  • Strategic planning for growth
  • Market Research
  • Social media training / management
  • Access to finance


For further information and to book an appointment with an adviser, please contact our Jobs and Skills team on 0121 382 1930 or come into our office at Perry Common Community Hall between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.


WLCA Small Grants

Do you have an enterprising idea that you want to make a reality?  If the answer is yes, and your idea has a direct benefit to the community here in Perry Common, then you could apply for one of our Small Grants.

We award up to £500 for community groups, clubs, local start-up businesses and interesting projects – that we can clearly see will benefit the local community here in Perry Common.

No matter what your idea is, if you think we could help it become a reality, we would love to hear from you.

Please fill out the Small Grants Application Form below.  For more information contact Iram on 0121 382 1930, email Iram.Fardus@wittonlodge.org.uk or come into our office at Perry Common Community Hall.

Small Grants Application Form

Small Grants Application Terms & Conditions




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