Survive, Sustain and Grow – supporting post Covid-19 business recovery

Warwickshire County Council has launched a major new £300,000 business support programme to help SMEs in the county recover from the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. The “Survive, Sustain and Grow” programme is part of an initial £5 million package of investment which has been approved by Warwickshire County Council’s Cabinet to help businesses […]

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Businesses urged to prepare for NHS COVID-19 app

  The NHS COVID-19 app is currently being trialled and will launch on Thursday 24 September in England and Wales, including QR check-in at venues QR codes will be an important way for NHS Test and Trace in England and NHS Test, Trace, Protect in Wales to contact multiple people if coronavirus outbreaks are identified […]

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West Midlands Businesses benefit from almost £3.5bn in Covid-19 support

New data from the British Business Bank shows that businesses across the West Midlands have received a total of almost £3.5bn in funding under the government’s two largest Covid-19 loan schemes, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme. These provide financial support to businesses across the UK that are losing […]

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What to do in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak in your workplace

Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to make sure they stay informed on the latest Government Guidance on Coronavirus – after staff tested positive at a city supermarket. The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP, the CWLEP Growth Hub and the FSB are all urging companies to continue […]

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Asset-based & Cashflow loans – The Difference

Accessing debt finance is a means of borrowing money for a set period of time to help a business realise their plans. Companies receive a loan against a set criterion and for a specific purpose. Asset and cash flow based loans are two of those examples. Download Business Nugget Asset-Based Asset-based loans are secured against […]

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New Innovate UK Grant Funding Competitions

Innovate UK have recently launched a number of new funding competitions to help tackle industry challenges ranging from sorting nuclear waste to psychological therapies. A selection of the current funding competitions are outlined below, the full list can be found on the Innovate UK website. If you are interested in applying for an Innovate UK grant […]

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New Business Ready SME Webinar Series Launched

Our Business Ready programme team and selected facilitators have successfully provided a number of different workshops/webinars from ‘raising finance for business growth’ to ‘developing a business plan you can actually use’, all based in the Coventry and Warwickshire area. We have recently begun work to kickstart our Autumn webinar programme; providing businesses with support and […]

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£5m to help SMEs through Pandemic

CWRT are one of the British Business Bank accredited lenders delivering the Government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). CBILS provides financial support to smaller businesses (SMEs) across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The scheme is a part of a wider package […]

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Applications open for Aston Business School’s free premier business support programme

Limited spaces are available on a fully funded business support programme for businesses trading in Greater Birmingham & Solihull and Coventry & Warwickshire LEP areas. Aston Programme for Small Business Growth are helping businesses position for the COVID-19-influenced market by providing a series of webinars taught by experts in SME leadership and management. Participants will […]

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