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Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise Project

Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise Project

Have you got an idea or project with no resources to take it forward? Durham University Careers & Enterprise centre has funding available for SMEs with a base in County Durham who are looking to establish internships and graduate opportunities. Match funding is available for up to 3 months full time salary costs (based on a…
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Equity Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding

If you have already secured significant investment in a funding round, the SyndicateRoom can provide equity crowdfunding to help meet the funding target.
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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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Franchise Startup Loans

Franchise Startup Loans

Using your own money to buy a franchise may be possible, but it’s likely you’ll need more cash to get your successful franchise up and running. Here’s how to secure funding for your franchise business. Choose a franchise loan and a lender Look for a lender that has experience of dealing with the franchise market….
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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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Global Cooperation Feasibility Studies

Global Cooperation Feasibility Studies

Please note, the competition closes on Friday 3 September 2021, at 11am. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.5 million to support innovative micro, small or medium sized enterprises to carry out international feasibility studies. The aim of this competition is to increase the international engagement of innovative UK…
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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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