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Support for Businesses through Funding and Finance
A review of a few of the sources of Business Support and Funding
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The 5 most common mistakes in preparing and drafting grant proposals
In this article, GRANTfinder Senior Consultant Remco van der Zouw describes what he’s learned over years.
Innovation loans: what they are and how to apply
An overview of Innovate UK’s loan programme for SMEs involved in late-stage innovation projects.
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Business Finance Terminology - Glossary
When dealing with your accountant or bank the language used can sometimes sound unfamiliar, even to the most experienced business person. The followi...

News

HSBC UK Announces £14 Billion Loan Fund for UK SME...
A £2b increase on last year.
IUK Announces SME Support to Evaluate Innovative M...
Round 5 launches from Innovate UK (IUK)
Fifth Urban Innovative Actions Call Open
SME Leaders Programme Launches Second Round for 20...
Grants, coupled with additional support, can be accessed through this scheme to improve the leadersh...
IUK Pre-Call: GCRF Demonstrate Impact in Meeting t...
Funding is available for feasibility study projects to demonstrate market-creating innovations in de...
IUK Announces Analysis for Innovators Round 5 Comp...
Help boost a company’s productivity or competitiveness
Melksham Paraplanner wins top award
Samantha Gratton named Paraplanner of the Year
New funding stream for blue sky thinking
Up to £200k funding available for novel radar concepts and technologies
2019 Heathrow Centre of Excellence Sustainability ...
Heathrow 2019 Innovation Prize - Enter now!!
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Thames Valley Berkshire Smart City Cluster - 1st C...
This Challenge Call is funded through a £1.73m project funded by Thames Valley Berkshire (TVB) Local...
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Leading UK aerospace designs: funding for projects
Innovative projects delivering smart, energy-efficient technologies that could bolster the UK aerosp...
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New investment to support early-stage immersive bu...
Innovate UK has partnered with 11 private investment firms to offer £2 million grant funding alongsi...
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New technology for zero-emission vehicles: apply f...
Organisations can apply for a share of £25 million to support low-carbon propulsion technology in th...
The £2.4 million UK / South Korean 5G challenge
UK and South Korean businesses to pilot 5G technology on Seoul subways
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: for research a...
A fund to strengthen UK science and business innovation and take on the biggest challenges that soci...
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Female founders missing out on billions in funding
British Business Bank explores the challenges and barriers that female-led firms face in accessing v...
Cyber Security Entrepreneurs Invited to Apply for ...
Cyber security start-up businesses in the UK are being invited to join a new nine-month accelerator ...
Funding boost for aviation security innovation
Up to £1 million will be available to industry and academic experts with enterprising ideas
Businesses urged to pay suppliers on time or risk ...
Businesses have been warned by the government that they must pay their suppliers on time or face bei...
Heart of Wessex LAG secures additional funding for...
Rural businesses and organisations across south and east Somerset and south Wiltshire are being enco...
Monitoring housing for better health: apply for fu...
Organisations can apply for a share of £1.25 million to develop new ways to monitor environmental co...
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Making Tax Digital becomes law
New digital tax system to give more than one million businesses more financial control.
£60 million search begins for the next Peppa Pig, ...
Multimillion pound funds for UK radio and television now open and accepting funding applications
Creative Enterprise New Ideas Fund
Creative England is able to offer small seed funding to sole traders, start-ups and small businesses...
Next step in photonic technologies: apply for fund...
Organisations can apply for a share of £2 million to develop advanced photonic technologies in inter...
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What support is available for my small business?
Our modern Industrial Strategy is helping to support small businesses and improve productivity acros...
Develop advanced materials with South Korea: apply...
Businesses can apply for a share of £2 million to develop innovative projects in collaboration with ...
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Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub enters into colla...
The Growth Hub announces a partnership with Europe’s leading grants database.
Community News
Nationwide takes stake in leading fintech
Partnership formed with 10x Future Technologies
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Cotswolds LEADER Programme: Open to new expression...
The Cotswolds LEADER Programme has re-opened to new Expressions of Interest for two weeks from Monda...
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£1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund launched
The government has launched a £1.6 billion fund to boost growth and give communities a greater say i...
Funding: Business Basics Programme
The Business Basics Programme is designed to test innovative ways of encouraging small and medium si...
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Power Up with up-to £100k TDAP funding
Helping to Accelerate SME Innovations to Market
5 tips to help you file your accounts on time
Companies House top tips for proper filing.
UK Israel open collaborative competition 2018
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop innovative technologies targeting...
SME support to evaluate innovative medical technol...
SMEs can apply for a share of £1.5 million to support the evaluation of innovative medical devices, ...
UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme
The UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme provides grant funding to industrial research and...
New immersive designs to transform audience experi...
Projects have received funding to apply human-centred design to understand user needs and create new...
£109 million investment to create 359 high tech jo...
Hundreds of high-tech jobs created from overseas investment into the UK’s thriving FinTech, informat...
Breathe easy with cleaner air: new funding to figh...
£5 million competition invites ideas to reduce the cause of vehicle emissions, minimise the amount o...
Regional angel investment accelerator pilot: findi...
Angel groups can apply to partner with Innovate UK to distribute grant funding alongside their inves...
Up to £50 million to develop world leading AI tale...
New investment will help the UK get the top AI talent from across the world.
Tackling Knife crime: Detection of steel-bladed kn...
Announcement of an upcoming competition seeking innovative technologies and approaches that help to ...
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Zero emission vehicles: New funding to drive devel...
Businesses working on ultra-low or zero-emission projects can apply for a share of £22 million to de...
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Continued business support activities announced fo...
Support for businesses affected by the difficult trading situation in Salisbury and Amesbury.

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The 5 most common mistakes in preparing and drafting grant proposals
In this article, GRANTfinder Senior Consultant Remco van der Zouw describes what he’s learned over years.
Innovation loans: what they are and how to apply
An overview of Innovate UK’s loan programme for SMEs involved in late-stage innovation projects.
How to check your business pulse
A healthy pulse is an important human vital sign. We believe the same could be said for a business, but when time and resources are tight, what are t...
guide
Business Finance Terminology - Glossary
When dealing with your accountant or bank the language used can sometimes sound unfamiliar, even to the most experienced business person. The followi...

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