Business Grants

If you need an alternative to business loans, applying for grants could be the way forward...

Business grants differ from loans because they don't require repayment. However, there's no such thing as a free lunch (as they say), and grant providers often require business owners to report how they're spending money to make sure the grant is being spent according to the criteria of the funding scheme. However, if you prefer to avoid loans, these articles can help.

The Startup Guide to Business Funding

The Startup Guide to Business Funding

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The Startup Guide to Business Funding

Here’s a quick look at the main funding options available to budding startup founders across the UK, including bank funding, angel investment and government grants

The Accelerator Helping to Build Future Britain

The Accelerator Helping to Build Future Britain

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The Accelerator Helping to Build Future Britain

By nurturing some of the UK’s very best startups, Geovation is becoming a bright light for a government often accused of failing to adequately support to the nation’s tech industry

ESIF: How Can Your Business Benefit?

ESIF: How Can Your Business Benefit?

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ESIF: How Can Your Business Benefit?

New ESIF schemes are rolling out in 2016 and beyond. Our expert, Richard Harrison, explains how your business can benefit

The Expert's View: Closure of Business Growth Service

The Expert's View: Closure of Business Growth Service

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The Expert's View: Closure of Business Growth Service

Richard Harrison offers a candid view of the implications for providers and SMEs of the Business Growth Service closure, including GrowthAccelerator and MAS

3 Examples of Government Grants

3 Examples of Government Grants

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3 Examples of Government Grants

UK government offers a range of business grants - hunt around to find the right one for your SME.

How to Find and Apply for a Government Grant

How to Find and Apply for a Government Grant

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How to Find and Apply for a Government Grant

Searching for government grants for small business is a lengthy process, but the government's search tool and advice is easy to access.