Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in England can now access grants for new equipment and technology, as well as professional legal, financial or other advice.

Further details on the grants

  • Businesses will be able to access grants between £1,000 and £5,000;
  • The funding can be used to support SMEs in all sectors;
  • Activities supported through the funding must be to directly respond to the impact of COVID-19 and can include:
  • Access to specialist professional advice, such as HR, Accountants, Legal, Financial, IT / Digital;
  • The purchase of minor equipment to adapt or adopt new technology in order to continue to deliver business activity or to diversify;
  • All grants must be awarded by 28 February 2021 and all activity fully completed by 31 March 2021;
  • The support is fully funded by the Government; and
  • Grants will be distributed through Growth Hubs within each LEP.

How to apply

To apply or find out more information about these grants contact your local area Growth Hub.

Click here for details of the New Anglia Growth Hub.