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Welcome to the Evolution Project - Grow your business. get involved today!

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As Chairman of the Economic Sub Committee at Castlereagh Borough Council I would like to welcome you to the Evolution Project. This innovative business support project will provide businesses with Castlereagh access to much needed assistance through our project partners, which include:-

  • Castlereagh Enterprises Ltd,
  • Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce
  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Institute of Consulting
  • HM Revenue and Customs.
  • Investors in People.
  • Centre for Competitiveness.
  • Belfast Metropolitan College.
  • The Prince's Trust.
  • Southern Regional College - Open Source Solution Centre.
  • Business in the Community NI.
  • Health and Safety Works NI.
  • University of Ulster.
  • Queens University Belfast.
  • Federation of Small Businesses.

Also on hand to support your business will be a dedicated team of business advisers. They will offer expert advice on a range of business topics aimed at supporting your company and enabling it to become stronger and more profitable.

We recognise the financial and statutory pressures on local business and through partnership with our project partners and specialist business advsiers we will strive to offer yoru bsuiness maximum support through the Evolution Project. On this note I would encourage your business to participate in Castlereagh Borough Coucnil's Evolution project and look forward to hearing your success stories over the coming months.

Alderman Jack Beattie (MBE) - Chairman of the Economic Sub Committee.

Why your business should be involved?

The new Evolution Project is an innovative concept in business support and provides you and your company access to essential business knowledge. You can avail of this knowledge through a wide range of diverse project partner support programmes and specialist business of all it is absolutely FREE!

How to get involved?

If you are a business in Castlereagh and wish to access this support, simply complete the following steps:

Step 1:

Register your business on the Evolution Project website or

Evolution registration page

Step 2:

Depending on the type of support you require, complete either the short IT or business Audit.

Evolution Business Homepage

Business Audit Screen 2

The questions are designed to be simple to answer but give us enough infomation to gain an insight into your business.

Business Audit Screen 3

Step 3:-

From you answers we will develop a tailored package of support for your business. this will assist you to develop a viable stratgey and help you make immediate business improvements

Online Project Benefits

Once registered on the Evolution Project website check out our new B2B section designed to help your business to get ahead....

Evolution B2B page main

Evolution B2B page Blog

  • Providing you with regualr updates on what's happening in castlreagh.
  • Opportunities to interact with local companies, post articles and add events that may be of interest to other businesses.
  • And most importantly, tell us your throughts - leave a comment and we'll be in touch!

What is the cost?

The programme is fully funded by Castlereagh Borough Council, Invest NI and the European Regional Development Fund Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland (2007-2013). So there is no cost to your business, just access to much needed support!