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PrOPEL Hub

The PrOPEL Hub (Productivity Outcomes of workplace Practice, Engagement & Learning) is an initiative designed to support improvements in productivity through enhanced workplace practice and employee engagement. Read more

Guide to managing business debt

British Business Bank guide with impartial information to help businesses through survival and onto recovery, helping them stabilise and move forward to growth and future success. Read more

Digital Boost

Digital Boost is a free online platform that supports people who work at small businesses and charities to get the essential digital advice skills and guidance they need to adopt digital and grow their businesses. Read more

Brexit guidance for businesses

Find out how new Brexit rules apply to doing business with Europe. Read more

Creative Destruction Lab Programme

Mentorship from select entrepreneurs and angel investors: the Fellows and Associates Read more

Export Support Service

If you’re a UK business selling goods or services to Europe, you can contact the UK government export support team by phone or online. Read more

NHS Innovation Accelerator

Support for innovations to scale. Read more

What level of debt is healthy for a business?

British Business Bank - Taking on too much debt can make you less flexible and expose you to risk if revenues fall or interest rates rise. Read more

Enterprise Fellowships – Academy of Engineering

The Enterprise Fellowships programme supports creative and entrepreneurial engineers who have an exceptional innovation that they plan to develop further. Read more

Funding competition

Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22 - Innovate UK is offering at least 20 Women in Innovation Awards to female entrepreneurs Read more

Business Podcast

Business Coaches from Oxford Innovation Advice discuss some of the most pressing topics in the world of business today, while sharing wisdom and experiences that organisations of all sizes can learn from. Read more

Business Awards

List of Business Awards in South East England. Read more

Creative Growth Finance

Creative England investment for creative businesses with Loans of £100k – £500k across all UK regions. Read more

ADVANCE: Scaling Leaders

Tech Nation leadership training course, designed to inspire leadership teams to do great things. Read more

Invest4 Grant Fund

Invest4 Fund has been created to help new businesses to start-up, and to help growing businesses to grow more quickly. It is a match-fund. Read more

Angel investors

How to find the right angel investors. Angel investors are a crucial part of the funding ecosystem because they plug a gap where venture capitalists usually won’t bother. Ultimately, they give businesses a cash injection to grow quicker than they’d be able to otherwise. Read more

Crowdfunding

How to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign. Read more

EIC Accelerator

Funding and investments through the EIC Fund for individual start-ups and small companies to develop and scale up game changing innovations Read more

UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed)

From 1 January 2022 businesses will need to use the new UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking for many goods placed on the GB market (England and Scotland and Wales). Read more

Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors to create new 6-month jobs for 16 to 24 year olds. Read more

Help to Grow: Digital

Free impartial advice for small businesses on how technology can boost their performance through a new online platform. Read more

Help to Grow: Management

A programme to support small business leaders develop their strategic skills with key modules covering financial management, innovation and digital adoption. Read more

Leading Edge Only (LEO) collaboration platform

Collaboration platform for SMEs to respond with solutions to specific challenges posted by corporates. Read more

Diversity & inclusion toolkit – Tech Nation

A guide for tech founders and their employees to help them build more diverse and inclusive businesses, and provide equal opportunities for everyone aspiring to work in UK tech. Read more

Innovation Funding competitions – Innovate UK

LATEST COMPETITIONS: UK registered organisations can apply for a share of funds through Innovate UK Innovation competitions Read more

Recovery Loan Scheme

The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) is available for businesses through a number of British Business Bank accredited lenders across the UK Read more

SME Brexit Support Fund

Apply for a grant to help SME businesses new to importing or exporting Read more

Bounce Back Loan: New payment flexibilities

Pay as You Grow repayment flexibilities now include the option to delay all repayments Read more

SME Brexit Support Fund

SMEs who trade only with the EU, and are therefore new to importing and exporting processes, can apply for grants of up to £2,000, to pay for practical support including training and professional advice to ensure they can continue trading effectively with the EU Read more

Rules of Origin FAQs

This FAQ sheet from BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) provides key answers for UK exporters and importers on Tariffs and Rules of Origin (RoO) in the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement. Read more

Transition checker tool

Visit gov.uk/transition where you can use the checker tool to quickly identify the actions that your business needs to take. Read more

Transition changes – actions for businesses

Your business has to make a number of changes to ensure continued flow of people, data, goods and services between the UK and the EU. Businesses should take action as the UK is no longer in the single market or the customs union. Read more

Sector specific – transition actions

This document provides information about important actions for aerospace, automotive, chemicals, construction, consumer goods, electronics and machinery, life sciences, metals and materials, professional business services and retail. Read more