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Business Grants for SMEs
The driving force of the British Economy
The business grants system in the UK is designed to assist improve and develop small and medium sized businesses
Here’s the state of play
The business grant system in the UK is designed specifically to
assist, improve and develop UK businesses.
There are ever more targeted, practical and accessible grant schemes now available to meet the demands of the new economy.
A wide range of these grants are aimed primarily at the SME (small and medium sized enterprise) market.
Every year small and medium sized businesses throughout the UK are taking advantage of the £5bn of financial support available through the UK grants system.
The financial assistance available can be in a range of formats including ‘cash grants’ and soft loans (generally non-secured loans on preferential terms)
We can assist you to access and secure these funds.
Below is an indication of the types of grants typically available to SME’s
There is a multitude of grants and assistance available for small and medium sized businesses and certainly too many to list here. The following however will give an indication of some of the types of grants available:
marketing planning and material costs
corporate identity costs
skills and training costs
e-commerce and website investment costs
information and communication technology
best practice adoption systems
research and development
property / premises
environmental considerations / projects
There are no restrictions on the number of grant applications per organisation and multiple applications where companies are involved in a range of business development activities are not uncommon.
The qualifying criteria for business grants varies depending on the type of grant, the geographical area of business activity and the awarding body.
One thing you must not do is start the project and then apply for the grant as they are never awarded retrospectively and the application will be rejected.
Here’s what we do
We source the prospective schemes and funds that are appropriate to your business operation.
We advise on the qualifying criteria, assist in the preparation and presentation of the grant application and follow through on all issues until completion.
We will also consider your overall funding requirements, if this is appropriate to you, as a successful grant award will often be beneficial in procurement of new funding arrangements.
Here's the service
We offer a comprehensive service which includes the following:
Fees on a success only basis and charged only after the grant has been successfully obtained. No up-front fees, retainers or engagement fees.
Streamlined and efficient initial requirements assessment.
Grants search to include EU, national and local grants sources.
A consistent and systematic approach to the initial vetting and processing stage that ensures all initial enquires regardless of size or complexity are treated exactly the same.
An early response to clients on the extent and potential value of grants available.
A professional and courteous service at all times.
Client confidentiality guaranteed.
Preparation of grants application or applications.
Presentation of grants application or applications and liaison with awarding bodies.
Completion of process.
Wondering what to do next?
Simply make contact here.
To request a call back or if you would like more information or have a specific requirement, email us here and we will channel your enquiry to the most appropriate advisor.
The great thing is there’s absolutely no cost for initial consultations and assessments. We look forward to hearing from you.
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