01 October 2014

Government’s ‘Growth Voucher’ Scheme launched to cover business advice costs

Government’s ‘Growth Voucher’ Scheme launched to cover business advice costs

Your business may be eligible for a Growth Voucher under the recently launched Government scheme to cover business advice costs of up to £2,000.

Growth vouchers allow small businesses to get advice from a company on the EnterpriseNation Marketplace for 50% of the normal cost, up to a value of £2,000.

To be considered eligible for this scheme you must:

  • Employ less than 250 staff
  • Have registered your business in England
  • be currently trading in goods or services
  • be no less than 75% independently owned
  • have turnover of less than €50 million

Vouchers are mainly being awarded to businesses to spend on one of five support categories:

  • recruitment and staff development
  • leadership and management skill development
  • finance and cash flow management
  • attracting and retaining customers, marketing
  • making the most of digital technology

The application process if straight forward and you have until March 2015 to submit yours.

Successful applicants can use their vouchers with one of the many providers on the Enterprise Nation Marketplace

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