Funding for your business

Government backed support and finance for your business can be found here.

  • The Start Up Loans Company is a government funded scheme set up to provide advice, business loans and mentoring to start-up businesses
  • There are first year business start-up allowances from HM Revenue and Customs
  • Job CentrePlus offer the New Enterprise Allowance to help unemployed people start their own businesses. Support includes access to a volunteer business mentor who will provide guidance to help develop a business plan and advice through the early months of trading. Once an applicant has a viable business plan there are options for accessing some modest financial support. 


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