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Northumberland Covid Business Response Programme

Delivered by Advance Northumberland

The Northumberland Covid Business Response Programme (NCBRP) is a new service for SMEs who have been adversely affected by COVID-19. The Project is funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority and delivered by Advance Northumberland on behalf of Northumberland County Council and the Northumberland Business Hub.

There are two support programmes available:


This support programme will enable SMEs from across Northumberland to introduce digital tools into their day to day business activity. It offers eligible businesses the opportunity to work with a web developer, digital marketing company, or Mobile App developer to have a bespoke:

  • e-commerce website
  • digital marketing campaign
  • or bespoke Mobile App

created for their business, free of charge. Businesses in the hospitality industry could have the chance to create a bespoke app fully funded for their business. 

Find out more here.


This support programme provides eligible businesses access to 12 hours 1-2-1 coaching or consultancy to help them explore new methods of business delivery, how to increase productivity or how to become more resilient.

The Business Advantage Service is open to Large businesses and SMEs across the County. 

Find out more here.

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