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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.

Need support during the COVID-19 crisis? The Business Support Helpline is there to help guide you through. Give them a call today on 0800 998 1098.

Tees Valley Business

Tees Valley Business is the one-stop shop for business support, advice 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 2:0

The Digital Knowledge Exchange offers support to small & medium sized businesses based in the Leeds City Region that are looking to do more with digital technology. The programme offers access to knowledge, expertise and advice on digital and technology solutions, delivered via a range of workshops, digital audits, mentoring and technology focused conferences.

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

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.

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.

Tees Valley Business Support Scheme

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.

North of Tyne Growth Fund

North of Tyne Growth Fund is a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support capital expenditure for small and medium sized businesses planning a capital investment of at least £134,000 in Newcastle, North Tyneside or Northumberland.

Gateshead Go for Growth Business Grant Scheme

Gateshead Go for Growth is a European Regional Development Fund to help eligible SMEs in Gateshead. If you have plans to grow and employ more staff you could access up to 50% funding to help you pay for projects from £2-10,000 (max grant £5,000) for capital investment or external expertise to improve your productivity, new products services and attract new customers. 

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