About Us

Mutual Business Advice, Free Business Support, MBA

Mutual Business Advice Ltd (MBA) is based in the North West and was established in 2009 to provide an ethical and values driven business advice and support service to new and established enterprises. Our ethos is to ensure that the client’s needs are always at the centre of the support that we deliver.


Since that time the quality of our work has been recognised by a number of public and private sector organisations and funding bodies who have awarded us contracts to deliver business support services throughout the North West.


Within our Team we have specialists in a number of sectors including Social Enterprise and Co-operative Development; Business start-ups; Growth businesses; creative, digital and media; business and professional services; child care and health and wellbeing.

What We Do
Mutual Business Advice, Free Business Support, MBA

Our qualified business advisors work with clients helping them to identify and achieve their goals. This can be in areas such as:


Business and Financial Planning

Developing Income Streams

Marketing, promotion and Public Relations

Raising Funding for Start-ups and growth

Legal Issues: contracts, leases and Intellectual Property Rights

Organisational Change


We deliver our support in a number of ways including one-to-one advice or coaching sessions, workshops, business networking and peer support events.

Mutual Business Advice, Free Business Support, MBA

Our current programmes include:


Business Advice for Lancasire Social Enterprises


Workshops and business networking for creative businesses based in Gtr Manchester


Consultancy for Third Sector Infrastructure Organisations


Start Up Loan Support for new businesses


Consultancy for growth businesses


The majority of the programmes that we are currently delivering are publically funded which means that, subject to programme eligibility, many of our clients receive our services completely free of charge or at a significantly reduced rate.