Support For Creative Businesses

Design Initiative team up with Pacific Stream to offer support to creative businesses
Based in Liverpool? Are you thinking of starting a creative business? Do you need help, support, funding or training? Design Initiative, working with Pacific Stream, has a specialist team of start up business advisors that understand the ethos and needs of creative and digital design enterprises and have a proven successful history getting people started and helping them develop and grow their business models.

We specialise in getting your ideas and businesses off the ground, developing business plans, raising funding/grants, connecting you to networks, EU research and development, clients and suppliers. We will support your idea and art and design practice from conception to releasing your full ambition. We fully understand the need to focus on your creative idea and personal art practice allowing the business concepts to develop in unison and concordance.


Make the time to get professional advice. It will save you time and money. We understand you won’t know everything about how to run or set up a business. We can help. Design Initiative and Pacific Stream can answer whatever questions you have and provide the professional advice that will help you succeed. The business support services we deliver are FREE for those living and/or setting up their business in Liverpool.

The support includes:
Branding, Budgeting, Developing your creative idea, Portfolio development, , Business Bank Accounts, Business Development, Employment, Finance, Funding, Intellectual Property, Getting Started, Market Research, Marketing, Presentation and Pitching skills, Creative and Cultural Networking, PAYE, Promotions, Sales, Setting up a company, VAT, Websites, Writing your business plan.

For further information call:


Ray Haigh on 07921 193775 or Roy Jones on 07974 432937

29, Parliament Street,
Liverpool L8 5RN