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Finance Durham

Finance Durham

Up to £700,000 to support growth of businesses in or relocating to County Durham, to develop new products, enter new markets and/or expand operations.
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Gigabit Voucher Scheme

Gigabit Voucher Scheme

Through this scheme SMEs can claim up to £3,000 against the cost of full fibre connection, either individually or as part of a group project.
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Graduate Internship Scheme

Graduate Internship Scheme

The University of Sunderland’s Graduate Internship scheme will place 230 graduates into regional SMEs. Following assessment, if eligible and accepted onto the scheme, the organisation will receive funding towards the graduate’s salary. The company will pay a minimum salary of £18,000 per annum to their successful graduate and the scheme will offer £500 a month…
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Growth Capital Fund

Growth Capital Fund

The Growth Capital Fund provides businesses with up to £500,000 of the funding needed to achieve growth – this is via a business loan or venture capital.
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Heritage Emergency Fund

Heritage Emergency Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fun has put together a £50million fund to support the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Priority will be given where: there is limited or no access to other sources of support where heritage is most at risk where an organisation is at risk of sever financial…
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Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a budget of €95.5 billion. It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth. The programme facilitates collaboration and strengthens the impact of research and innovation in developing, supporting and implementing EU policies while…
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How to reclaim staff Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

How to reclaim staff Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will repay employers the SSP paid to current or former employees. The scheme opens for claims on Tuesday 26 May. The repayment will cover up to 2 weeks starting from the first qualifying day of sickness, if an employee is unable to work because they either: have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms…
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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 Fund

Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund looks for strong teams with scalable opportunities, and will invest up to £500,000 by way of loans or equity.
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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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