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Brexit Checker Tool

Brexit Checker Tool

New rules apply to things like travel and doing business with Europe. Use this Brexit checker to get a personalised list of actions for your business.

Finance and support for your business

Finance and support for your business

A list of various finance and support for your business

The Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is a registered charity, working since 1976 to promote the conservation and sustainable re-use of historic buildings for the benefit of communities across the UK, particularly in economically disadvantaged areas. The AHF exists to help communities find enterprising ways to revitalise the old buildings they love. We help them with advice, grants and loans. Our support acts as a catalyst for putting sustainable heritage at the heart of vibrant local economies. For over 40 years, we’ve been the leading social investor in creating new futures for historic buildings.

Wrap

Wrap

WRAP was established as a not-for-profit company in 2000; we became a charity in 2014. WRAP is one of the globe's leading sustainability charities. Based in the UK and with projects around the world we work with businesses, governments, citizens and charities to make the planet a healthier, safer place.

Productivity Through People

Productivity Through People

Productivity through People is a six-month national programme designed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by Aston Business School and Be the Business, sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group. The programme is dedicated to providing SME leaders with access to the latest techniques, thinking and research central to transforming business productivity and working practices. This programme has received significant investment from its industrial partners. As a result the subsidised cost of this programme is £2,500 per delegate*.

Wolverhampton Black Business Network

Wolverhampton Black Business Network

To foster and maintain an economic growth and development of the Black businesses in Wolverhampton and create an environment in which businesses will flourish and contribute to overall economic activities of the region

DUDLEY Additional Restriction Grants

DUDLEY Additional Restriction Grants

The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) has been designed to help provide much needed financial support for certain businesses where local restrictions are put in place or where a widespread national lockdown is announced. Including businesses that: have closed but do not pay business rates; and have not been forced to close, but mainly supply direct to the hospitality, events or leisure sectors.

WOLVERHAMPTON Additional Restriction Grants

WOLVERHAMPTON Additional Restriction Grants

Additional Restrictions Grant, which is designed to support both open and closed, non-rated businesses, or businesses that are severely impacted that require support in local areas. This scheme is discretionary.

WALSALL Additional Restriction Grant

WALSALL Additional Restriction Grant

Discretionary grants if business has been affected by restrictions. A discretionary scheme - business in industry mandated to close or have been effected by restrictions (no premises).

SANDWELL Additional Restriction Grant

SANDWELL Additional Restriction Grant

Additional Restrictions Grant (Discretionary Scheme) A discretionary scheme has also been announced to provide further support for: Businesses that have closed but do not pay business rates, and Businesses that have not been required to close, but are still severely impacted by national lockdown restriction.

Agri-EPI Centre

Agri-EPI Centre

Pioneering innovation, technology and precision engineering in UK farming for increased productivity, profits and sustainable growth.

Pitchfest: investment readiness offering for UK SMEs

Pitchfest: investment readiness offering for UK SMEs

Supporting innovative UK SMEs to develop their investment proposition and get investment ready.

Energy Entrepreneurs Fund

Energy Entrepreneurs Fund

The Energy Entrepreneurs Fund is a competitive funding scheme to support the development and demonstration of state of the art technologies, products and processes in the areas of energy efficiency, power generation and heat and electricity storage.

Office Space in the BC

Office Space in the BC

A list of office spaces available for businesses, please note some of these may not be open at the moment due to covid restrictions.

Border Operating Model Uk & EU Transition

Border Operating Model Uk & EU Transition

Government has ramped up preparations for the end of the transition period by publishing an updated Border Operating Model, which provides further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders, hauliers and passengers need to take

Automotive Transformation Fund

Automotive Transformation Fund

Supporting the industrialisation of this new supply chain means diving deep to support the sub-tier components, materials and chemicals that will supply this sector. ATF is dedicated to supporting the large-scale industrialisation of an electrified supply chain. The programme will support strategically important capital and R&D investments in the UK and will begin by focusing on companies involved in: batteries including cells (’gigafactories’) battery management systems electric machines, drives and integrated power electronics fuel cells

UK points-based immigration system

UK points-based immigration system

Information to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.

Workplace Charging Scheme Application

Workplace Charging Scheme Application

The Workplace Charging Scheme is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle chargepoints.

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