New funding available to help small and medium businesses recover

New funding available to help small and medium businesses recover

The Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced £20 million in new grants to help get businesses across England get back on track after Coronavirus. This funding is fully funded by the government from the England European Regional Development Fund and due to go live on Monday 7th September.


Liverpool City Region have been allocated over £1 million to distribute over small to medium businesses in order to help them with their COVID Recovery Plan.


Grants allocated to businesses will be between £1000 and £5000. The idea is that these grants will be used in direct response to the impacts of Coronavirus, in order to help adapt, recover and rebuild.


The grant is suggested to be spent on:


  • Accessing specialist professional advice such as HR, accountants, legal, financial, IT and digital
  • One-to-many events providing guidance to respond to coronavirus
  • Purchase of minor equipment to adapt or adopt new technology in order to continue to deliver a business activity or diversify


This grant could be suitable for your business to aid effective recovery plans in order for your business to adapt, recover and rebuild after Coronavirus.


If you would like to register your interest or find out more information, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.


T: 0844 800 5932


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