Grants and Funding for your business in and around Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire, Bristol, Somerset, Gloucester – UK
I’m working with Business West and Wiltshire Business Schemes with business owners who want to grow using grants and funding for your business. Like to know more? just give me a call or email me for my one pager on these schemes.
Business West’s GrowthAccelerator
Designed to support ambitious business growth with established businesses on a part-funded basis. Plus a brilliant match-funded offer for leadership and management training. I’m so enjoying working with my clients on this scheme, do contact me if you’d like to know more.
Business West’s Superfast Business
A fully funded support programme to help exploit digital technologies for your own specific Business needs, improving every day working practices and tasks as well as finding out whole new ways of doing things. Designed to support rural businesses the programme excludes Bristol and Swindon, specialist advisors are available to visit your business, complete a review of your website and open your eyes to the latest digital technologies. The Superfast Business website has a huge amount of really good “How To” guides, Case Studies and Videos – from developing your website to deciding on a CRM. Here’s a link to some fab seminars put on by Superfast Business and a further link for eligibility to attend.
Business West’s Ready4Business for start ups
Currently free support and facilitated support for SWIG and Virgin loan applications at 6%. Full details here
Approved Growth Voucher Adviser
I’m also an approved Growth Voucher Adviser for “Marketing, attracting and keeping customers”
Advice in this area aims to help businesses develop effective marketing strategies, and to ensure that they provide the right product/service at the right price, in the right place, at the right time. The advice could be used for market research, targeting existing and potential customers, using social media to extend your reach into new markets , developing pricing strategies and closing sales. Here’s the PDF about what’s covered here:
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The Criteria for applying for growth vouchers to help your business grow are :
- ither registered with Companies House or HMRC if self-employed). ie NOT UK but England.
Currently there are no schemes left with funding available under the Wiltshire Business Support Service. Probably no more available until April 2015.
Fredericks Foundation is a charity that helps people wishing to set up, or expand their own business as a means to achieve financial independence whilst rebuilding their confidence and self esteem but are unable to access the finance required from conventional sources. Check out their details here
This information is prepared in good faith and correct at the time of issue. But do please check exact current details of funding. Thank you.