We help businesses of all sizes achieve their own success in Barnsley

We aim to welcome and support more businesses who choose to make their success happen here.


Businesses have been supported by us


Business types supported - from startups to global brands.

EB range of business support
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For success in business, here’s Barnsley.

Business success is happening here — with cutting-edge technologies, large-scale development and a vibrant town centre. As well as some of the best business talent of all sizes calling Barnsley ‘home’.  

Confidence and growth within the borough are building at a rapid pace. Through EB, our customers — from start-ups and SMEs all the way through to large enterprises and franchises — can benefit through opportunities and engagement. Gaining access to our partners and support; wherever they’re at in their growth journey. 
Our vision is to continue to grow our ecosystem of opportunities and guidance through partnerships and programmes; empowering businesses and helping to build their futures here. 


See how we’ve helped other businesses
new businesses created in 2022
companies attracted to Barnsley in 2022
Jobs created in 2022
in private sector investment secured in 2022
of grants secured to SME businesses, helping to secure over £1.2M in private sector investment in 2022.

So, why choose EB to support you?

We're here to provide the right support for you — we don't believe that one-size-fits-all.

More about us
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We’re Agile

Your business needs are unique and so is our support. We provide the help and guidance that you need — when you need it — to ensure we get your business to where it wants to be. 

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We aim for success

Our reputation is built from stories of success and collaboration for business across the borough. We’ll always continue to make this our primary goal for your business in Barnsley.

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We’re by your side

Our support is made available throughout the whole journey of your business; making it easy to access support for the here and now, the future and beyond. We’re always here for your business. 

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We listen.

Tailor-made support only happens if we hear everything that you have to say. We care about your challenges and goals equally. To create success, we first need to understand your hurdles.



Offering tailored support through our business start-up incubator.


Fuelling ambitious businesses by helping with your unique needs.


Giving you sound advice and the space to be curious.


Creating your future in Barnsley through development, technology and talent.

EB staff providing end-to-end business support

Here’s what’s happening in Barnsley