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Business Support Helpline

The Business Support Helpline is a national service for all businesses or aspiring business owners in England. Their impartial expert advisers can answer any business questions to support you and your business, whether you're starting up or already a small business based in England.

Tees Valley Business Compass

Tees Valley Business Compass is the one-stop shop for business support and funding to help Tees Valley businesses grow, if they're based in the local authority areas of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland or Stockton.

Digital Knowledge Exchange

Celebrating digital innovation, the Digital Enterprise Top 100 is a campaign to identify and showcase those companies that are setting an example for others to follow within the world of digital transformation across Leeds City Region.

Enterprise M3 Growth Hub

Enterprise M3 Growth Hub supports businesses looking to succeed in the Enterprise M3 area. The growth Hub is an expert advice and resource network that helps businesses achieve results quickly through a free personal, tailored service that focuses on growth.

UMi Debt Finance Scotland

UMi Debt Finance Scotland provides loan capital to new and existing, small and medium sized businesses across Scotland.

County Durham Growth Fund

County Durham Growth Fund is a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support capital expenditure for small and medium sized businesses within County Durham planning a capital investment of at least £100,000

Power to Change

Power to Change supports people to start and grow community businesses to revive local assets, protect the services people rely on, and address local needs.

Digital Drive County Durham

Digital Drive County Durham aims to help businesses across County Durham do more with digital technology. They offer a range of masterclasses, digital health checks, one-to-one support and grant funding. The programme is delivered on behalf of Business Durham and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Zero Waste Scotland

UMi is a Grant Management Partner for Zero Waste Scotland, supporting them in delivering grant programmes to Scottish businesses that help support Scotland’s resource efficiency and circular economy.

Eaga Trust

UMi delivers business support advice and assistance to members of Eaga Trust as a members’ benefit. The support includes business planning, support in finding premises, expansion plans and back office process and services.

Let's Grow

Let's Grow North & East Yorkshire is a £3.5 million Local Growth Fund programme managed by UMi in partnership with Clive Owen LLP. The programme provides grant support for capital investment projects that will create new, sustainable jobs in North Yorkshire, the City of York and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Digital Enterprise Top 100

The Digital Enterprise Top 100 campaign will profile and celebrate businesses that have achieved growth and success through upgrading digital technology and skills, and firms are invited to nominate themselves or other companies.

National Apprenticeship Awards

UMi are proud to be the Event Planning and Management Partner for the Education and Skills Funding Agency in the delivery of the regional finals and the national final of the National Apprenticeship Awards.

Guildford Business Growth

Guildford Business Growth is a free-of-charge dedicated business advice service available to all businesses in the borough, no matter how small or large, whether existing or start up. The service is delivered by the Enterprise M3 Growth Hub and UMi on behalf of Guildford Borough Council. 

UBS Social Entrepreneur Index

The UK Social Entrepreneur Index is a celebration of entrepreneurs running businesses with social purposes, with the aim of providing recognition whilst also acting as a benchmark for good practice to inspire the next generation.

Innovation 100 Greater Manchester

100 of Greater Manchester’s most innovative firms have been recognised with the publication of the first Innovation100 report in partnership with the Business Growth Hub, part of The Growth Company.  This new initiative is designed to shine the spotlight on some of Greater Manchester’s most forward-thinking small and medium sized businesses.

PD Ports Northern Powerhouse Export Awards

The PD Ports Northern Powerhouse Export Awards and International Trade Campaign seek to recognise the most entrepreneurial exporters from across the North of England.

Derby Enterprise Growth Fund

UMi supports Derby City Council in delivering grant schemes to help businesses based in the City of Derby and Derbyshire, including the Derby City Growth Fund and the D2 Enterprise Growth Fund. 

Tees Valley Business Support Schemes

Tees Valley Business Support Scheme is a capital investment grant to help Tees Valley businesses grow and create jobs.  Available to businesses based in the local authority areas of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland or Stockton.

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