The Funding archive.


North-east firms to get boost

Almost £2 million of European funding has been given to the Institute of Digital Innovation (IDI) to help start 90 new companies in the north-east.


Use RDAs to get money ‘where it is needed’

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) says regional development agencies (RDA) should be used to allocate the £4 billion of new funding to get it 'where it is needed'.

Startup Funding and Grants

Growth funding made easy

Carly Trisk-Grove started a cafe with her husband four years ago as a lifestyle business, but the couple have now secured £525,000 in funding to expand.


Enterprise investment scheme response to government consultation

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) is planning to make a comprehensive response to the government's consultation on how the scheme can be improved.

Business management

Explore your funding options

When it comes to raising money for your small business, it is worth looking beyond traditional funding options, such as bank loans and overdrafts, to more flexible alternatives.


Funding solutions for your business

Small and growing businesses looking to raise funds could benefit from two free and comprehensive guides launched by the Department of Trade & Industry.


£6 million start-up boost for disadvantaged areas

A dozen groups representing “disadvantaged communities” all over the UK have received over £6 million of Government funds to help them encourage business and enterprise in their local areas.


Entrepreneurs set to benefit from £1.5m ‘matchmaker’ scheme

Cash-strapped entrepreneurs with a good business idea could soon find it easier to find their ideal investment partner following the launch of a new corporate venturing 'match-making' programme by the government.

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers