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ICO Grants Programme launches second round of funding for research into innovative privacy solutions

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched the second round of funding from its grants programme to promote and support independent,...

Simplified ‘Public Sector Contract’ cuts red tape for small businesses

Growing your business | Other
The Government has launched a new, simplified Public Sector Contract designed to make it easier for businesses to apply for Government contracts. This...

Apply for Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme to Singapore

Exporting | Growing your business | Other
Innovate UK’s Singapore Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is targeted at innovative UK SMEs...

Calculate how productive your business is with this interactive tool!

Growing your business | Other
1. Introducing interactive tool for business productivity benchmarking Productivity is a measure of the amount of output a business produces for a...

Government injects £7.5 million into council digital agenda with launch of new sector pledge

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A £7.5 million Local Digital Declaration has now been signed by 50 local authorities, government departments and partner organisations. The...

£10 Million Regulators’ Pioneer Fund to Bring Innovative Products & Services to Market

Funding a business | Growing your business
The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK (IUK) works with people, companies and partner organisations to de-risk, enable and support innovation,...

Scale Up Institute 2018 Scale Up Survey

Growing your business
This is an important opportunity to make your views known in the UK’s largest survey of its fast-growing companies. The Scaleup Survey is now in its...

£10 Million Innovation Loans for SMEs

Funding a business | Growing your business | Other
This Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition is part of the £50 million pilot Innovation Loans scheme introduced in autumn 2017...

Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA)

Growing your business
The Carbon Trust has launched a new £9.2 million Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA) to help strengthen the global competitiveness of...

Government launches new fund to support small business growth

Funding a business | Growing your business
The government announced the Business Basics Programme in its Industrial Strategy. The programme will test innovative ways of encouraging micro,...

Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub Launches SME Leaders Programme

Growing your business
Provided by the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub, the SME Leaders Programme supports promising leaders of high-growth engineering SMEs. By...

Launch of £22m Construction Skills Fund to Support On-site Construction Training Hubs in England

Growing your business | Other
Skills Minister, Anne Milton, has announced details of a new £22 million fund, established to help tackle the construction skills shortage in...

2018 World of Opportunity SME Grants Programme Opens to Support Exporting

Exporting | Funding a business
The World of Opportunity SME Grants Programme has been established to provide funding for growing businesses in order to help them begin exporting and...

Defra Announces Enhancements to Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme

Funding a business | Growing your business
The Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme helps farmers in England to buy the equipment they need to boost productivity, save time and increase...

New Support for Young People Leaving Care and Starting an Apprenticeship

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Care leavers will be boosted by a new £1,000 bursary payment if they opt to undertake an apprenticeship from August 2018, the Government has...
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