About Us

Enterprising Barnsley aims to support Barnsley-based businesses with their growth plans by offering a wide range of services to businesses that are looking to start up, expand, invest and relocate.

Over the years we have helped to create 340 new businesses, support 1,600 companies, attract 40 companies to relocate and expand and create over 4,000 jobs. With a business survival rate that exceeds the national averages, the tailored business support offered through Enterprising Barnsley helps to increase skills, attract investment and improve business sustainability.

As the economic development arm of Barnsley council, the award winning Enterprising Barnsley team offer support with:

Barnsley continues to be a great place for businesses to grow and prosper, with local authority investment in improving the local facilities and infrastructure with schemes such as the £100m Better Barnsley project and J36 Devolution project.

“The support we receive from Enterprising Barnsley is fantastic. We have had assistance with recruitment, training and various council services which has had a positive impact on our business. As the largest private sector employer in Barnsley, with over 4,000 employees, we continue to look forward to enhancing site operations in the future and look forward to continuing our positive relationship with Enterprising Barnsley”. Ken Perritt, Account Director, XPO Logistics

We are confident that we can help any local business looking to grow and expand. Contact us to find out how we can help your business.

Our latest video provides some further insight into Enterprising Barnsley and how we can help your business.

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