100% funded innovation grants – the start of something new?

Following several pilot schemes over the past few years Innovate UK, the government’s innovation agency has launched a public-private partnership funding programme. Here we look at what they are and what they mean for business innovation funding going forward. What are public-private funding schemes? Public-private funding schemes, as the name suggests, combine public grant funding … Read more

Business Grant Application Checklist

Business Grant Application Checklist

So what are grant providers looking for when they pick up your application? Well, firstly they will check to see if you meet their eligibility criteria, next they want to check the viability of your business and then whether your project aligns with the objectives they want to achieve with the grant scheme. Simply follow … Read more

Six Steps to Successfully Apply for a Grant

Many businesses face grant application barriers which stop them from getting the funding to grow their business. Follow these six easy steps to make sure your business benefits from grant funding. Step 1: Finding a Grant Many business owners struggle to find the right grant because they don’t know where to look. You can quickly … Read more

Top 10 ways to grow your business via Grants

Grants help businesses of all sizes from start-ups to SMES right through to large companies to create more jobs and grow their businesses. They come in many different sizes from small local grants targeted at specific towns and cities through to large nationally administered schemes that focus on the UK’s strategic economic priorities. There are … Read more

Top 13 COVID-19 Regulation Changes your business can benefit from


01 Non-pre-emptive issuances have been temporarily relaxed Who does that affect?Shareholders, companies raising equity capital and investors. Why are the changes being made?To help companies raise equity capital during the crisis. What has changed?Temporary guidelines have been issued recommending investors consider supporting issuances by companies of up to 20% of their issued share capital.  Previously … Read more