Soft Landing Package

Invest North East England, alongside our Local Authority partners and private sector service providers have developed an extensive package of support to assist businesses locating in the North East.

We provide a free of charge, comprehensive inward investment service which is tailored to your specific company needs.

How we can help

No one understands the North East of England better than our highly experienced team and partners. Using our knowledge and networks, we are best-placed to assist your relocation to the region, ensuring a smooth transition.

We can provide businesses with a range of services including:

  • Information and statistics on the local economy, demographics, infrastructure, labour market etc.
  • Access to finance
  • Assistance with property searches
  • HR support including:
    • Wage comparisons
    • Training
    • Recruitment
    • Local market information
  • Support for key employees and their families moving to the area
  • Supply chain introductions
  • Introductions to external support programmes
  • Familiarisation visits to the region
  • A personal Account Manager dedicated to your project and a full aftercare programme, delivered by our Local Authority partners

The Soft Landing Package

In order to support your expansion or relocation in the North East of England, working with partners we can provide free or subsidised managed office accommodation, while you establish your business. We also make introductions to a range of professional service providers who can offer a bespoke package of support to help with your legal, financial and recruitment requirements.

The region has a rich variety of business organisations and industry support groups, which we can provide introductions to, some with preferential rates and unique packages for businesses.

Download our Soft Landing Brochure here

Details of professional service providers are included in our soft landing package, but this does not constitute a specific endorsement by Invest North East England.