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Incentive payments for apprenticeships in 2020/21

Incentive payments for apprenticeships in 2020/21

The Government has increased incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice. Employers will receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their apprenticeship from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. The incentive payment is in addition to the £1,000 employers already receive for hiring an apprentice: aged 16 to 18 years old…
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Innovation Funding

Innovation Funding

There are many innovation funding competitions available for UK-based businesses and research organisations. Find them all here.
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Innovation SuperNetwork Grant

Innovation SuperNetwork Grant

Please note: this grant is open for expressions of interest. The Innovation SuperNetwork grant is an ERDF funded project which provides a limited number of grants to help innovative SMEs in the North East LEP area bring new products and services to market, or innovative processes to their businesses. What will I get? The grants…
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Internationalisation Fund

Internationalisation Fund

The Department for International Trade has launched an Internationlisation Fund for match-funded grants of between £1,000 and £9,000. To secure a grant, you will need to be based in England and be in a position to fund a proportion of your costs yourself (either 40% or 50% of the total cost, depending on where your…
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Key Fund

Key Fund

Are you buying premises? Looking to grow? Wanting to launch a great business idea? The Key Fund has £4.5million to invest.
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Medicines and Diagnostics Manufacturing Transformation Fund

Medicines and Diagnostics Manufacturing Transformation Fund

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is launching the Medicines and Diagnostics Manufacturing Transformation Fund to support businesses in bringing their prospective manufacturing investments to the UK. Please note: the closing date for this fund is 30 June 2021. What is the aim of the fund? The aim of the fund is…
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New Enterprise Allowance (NEA): start your own business

New Enterprise Allowance (NEA): start your own business

Do you have a good idea for a business? NEA could give you money and support to help you start your own business. You need to be receiving certain benefits and have a business idea that could work. Watch how Razan became an award-winning entrepreneur with the help of NEA. Starting your own business You could get mentoring…
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Newcastle City Council – Outbreak Support Grant

Newcastle City Council – Outbreak Support Grant

Newcastle businesses forced to close due to staff self-isolating are now able to apply for a new grant scheme. Aimed at businesses with commercial premises, Newcastle City Council will provide grants of £1,000 – £3,000 to help businesses offset the costs of having to shut down for three days or more due to staff isolations….
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North East Energy Catalyst

North East Energy Catalyst

The North East is home to a unique and comprehensive asset base for innovating, demonstrating and delivering solutions to global energy challenges. The North East Energy Catalyst, facilitated by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), partners including industry, the public sector, universities and government bodies, are working together to unite this range of opportunities…
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