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Funding Hub

Funding can be a key part of raising finance to fund business growth plans.

ammu Hub Expert Jane Grant

Our hub gives you the facts, case studies and resources to help you enrich your business and create opportunities through funding.

With Jane Grant, our funding expert you’ll get the expert advice and support you need to secure funding to invest and accelerate growth for a thriving business.

Recent News + Blogs

Innovate UK Smart Grants: Autumn 2021

Smart is Innovate UK’s ‘open grant funding’ programme. It provides an opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver disruptive research and development (R&D) innovations that can significantly impact the UK […]

Green Jobs Funding Call

The green jobs call is part of a series of funding rounds that will open and close for applications periodically. The first call was delayed until 27 May 2021. It offers funding of between £50,000 and £500,000 to help Scottish […]

Changes to the Kickstart Scheme grant. 

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16- to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit is changing. So far more than 120,000 jobs have been created and the new changes make the scheme easier for businesses to […]

How can innovation boost my cashflow?

With the easing of lockdown businesses are coming to terms with the ‘new normal’ and the impact it’s having on R&D, innovation and cashflow.   The UK and Scottish governments are doing what they can to mitigate the economic impact of […]

Some financial lessons from the last year

The last year has been a traumatic one in which much has changed, perhaps never to revert to the old ‘normal’. It has also provided some useful financial lessons. Make sure you have an up-to-date will – Early on in […]
image of 3 air balloons with text what is crowding funding

what is crowdfunding and how does it actually work?

Crowdfunding is a way of raising money for a business venture, personal endeavor, or charitable cause, where a large number of people invest in or donate money to the cause. Crowdfunding is becoming more popular with startup and early-stage businesses […]

Autumn budget: business taxes

Overall the UK autumn budget is uneventful and some of the announcements outlined below will not impact Scottish businesses. We look forward to the Scottish budget on the 9 of December and will be sharing announcements that will have a […]

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