Does your business need a BOOST? - Following the success of the first round of the Business BOOST Programme, North Devon+ are delighted to announce that they are launching a second round of BOOST support for small businesses across Northern Devon.
North Devon and Torridge District Council will be working in partnership with North Devon+ to continue to provide a comprehensive package of business support across the area, aimed at helping local small businesses to BOOST their performance.
The Business BOOST programme will be funded by both local authorities through central governments UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKPSF)*
This support package will support small and micro businesses (Up to 50 employees with a turnover of less than €10m) by providing free one to one business support tailored to the needs of their business. The aim of the programme is to is to assist businesses to improve their performance, grow and develop, create jobs, increase turnover and / or reduce costs, and to improve sustainability.
As part of the FREE business support programme, businesses will be able to work with a Business Advisor to identify projects and apply for a Small Business Support Grant of up to £1500 (this is a competitive application process with specific eligibility criteria, requires a 20% match from applicants and will be subject to available funding.).
For more information on the programme and how to book your appointment please contact firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Business Boost, your name and contact details.
‘This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.’
*The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda. The wider UKPSF Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK by investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and providing opportunities to boost people and skills.
UKSPF has replaced the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) such as the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). UK Shared Prosperity Fund