Leeds Beckett University has launched the University Business Centre – Leeds Creative Hub in partnership with AW Hainsworth & Sons Ltd, a prestigious family-run textile business in Stanningley, Leeds.
The hub is a co-working space for creative businesses, based in an inspiring converted heritage building, with flexible contracts inclusive of business rates, high-speed internet and free parking nearby.
Our service sets us apart from the competition as it includes academic business advice and mentoring, professional training and development, as well as access to knowledge transfer and research expertise for just £120 + vat pcm. Joining us will also give you the opportunity to attend free Innovation Network events, where leading experts and entrepreneurs come together to inspire and support business growth.
In addition, our range of business partners provide you with free legal, professional and financial advice, and our graduates, with qualifications relevant to your business, are available to employ on student placements or longer term contracts.
Your business will be based alongside AW Hainsworth, who have a wealth of manufacturing and export expertise. You can also access quality textiles and cloths, photography space and use of sewing machines, cutting tables and postal services.