Helping businesses start, survive and thrive

Whether you're starting or growing a business, we can help.

The SME Centre of Excellence (CofE) is the leading Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) Support Hub. A collaborative and ethical approach that provides a one-stop service for ALL support needs. 


Whether your business is just starting, or if its already thriving, our aim is to help you grow. Find out how we can help YOU.

Starter Bundle

All the support you need to get your business started. Recommended for those who are looking to start a business or in the beginning of their start-up journey.

Registered / Virtual Office

Establish a professional presence and protect your privacy with a virtual or registered office address.


Sleep well knowing your business is legally compliant with policies, ICO registration, T&C's and more...


Extend your presence regionally, nationally and internationally with an engaging brochure website.


Your annual accounts and online confirmation statements covered so you can focus on growing your business. Bonus Accountancy software included.

Website Design

"The wealth of knowledge and expertise on hand from Ammar and the SME Centre Of Excellence is second to none, and the Accelerator programme has allowed me to tap into this immensely valuable resource to furthermore ensure my business has the best possible start on the route to success."

Matt Sibley

Forward As One

Modern Work Desk

Virtual & Physical Offices

We offer serviced accommodation, hot desking, virtual offices and co-working to act as your credible address with mail and phone handling services. We also have meeting, function, and boardroom facilities.

Virtual office

Our virtual office service will help you set up an official business address for your company.

Physical Office

Various office spaces to suit different needs are available to hire.

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Our comprehensive affordable service’s offer provides you with all of your back office support, allowing you to get on with growing your business. Pick and mix your business support packages to suit your needs.


  • Payroll for up to 10 employees

  • Quarterly VAT returns

  • Annual Accounts

  • Compliance Check and Annual Statements

  • Access to Accountancy Helpline

Digital Marketing

  • Facebook set up, 7 posts per week

  • Twitter set up, 7 tweets per week

  • LinkedIn set up, 1 update per week

  • Instagram set up, 7 posts per week

  • Analytics Report


  • Employment Contracts/Terms & Conditions

  • Employee Handbook

  • 1 Hour Face to Face HR Advice

  • Full HR Audit and Regular Updates to ensure compliance

  • Access to HR Helpline


  • Standard Terms & Conditions

  • Sales Contracts

  • 1 Hour Face to Face Legal Advice

  • Review of Contracts/Terms & Conditions

  • Access to Legal Helpline


  • Domain Registration

  • Annual Hosting and 10 email accounts

  • Personalised 5 page website

  • Social Media Integration

  • Website Optimised/Updated Monthly

Each above package starts at £100 +VAT pay as you go per month and is scalable to the needs of the business.

Minimum package term is 12 months. We guarantee to provide the right ethical support, at the right time and price.

Other Services

  • Company Incorporation/Registration

  • GDPR Compliance

  • Business Planning

  • Investment and Fundraising

  • Investor Packs

  • Insurance

  • Utilities

  • Finance Provision

  • Research & Development Claims

Get in touch with us today


Address: 17 Main Street, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE20 9NH

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