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Adapting with Digital

There is an exciting new world of digital technologies available to help you run your business more efficiently, freeing up time for you to concentrate on what you do best and connect with new customers.

Access to

  • Free 1-2-1 services
  • Grants
  • Advice on digital

Adapting with Digital

  • Beneficiaries must be looking to adapt and innovate through digitisation, focussing on the benefits of online or cloud technologies in order to remain viable during and/or beyond a COVID 19 climate
  • Be registered and operating in East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and/or Thurrock
  • Beneficiaries must have either sole trader status or have been registered with Companies House and must evidence at least 1 year of trading history and be the sole trader, or the owner or an agreed representative from the registered businesses
  • Social Enterprises, Community Interest Companies and charities engaged in economic activity are also eligible
Business Start Up Programme

Two courses that are designed for those who are looking to or recently started a new business, as well as those made redundant or have become unemployed as a result of COVID-19

Access to

  • Free 1-2-1 services
  • Grants
  • Advice on Starting up your business

Business Start Up Programme (BSUP)

  • Beneficiaries must be located or trading in East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and/or Thurrock and can include Social Enterprises, Community Interest Companies and charities engaged in economic activity
  • Beneficiaries must have a realistic proposal/ business idea that has the potential to operate during and/or beyond a COVID 19 climate and/or have lost their job as a direct result of COVID 19 (i.e. re-starts)
  • For re-starts, referral from DWP/JCP is accepted (subject to meeting the above criteria as well)
  • Beneficiaries eligible for the BSP may be onboarded to the BSUP if they would benefit from inclusion, subject to discussion with a project advisor
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Government support includes:
  • Grants from government, local authorities or European grant funding
  • Subsidised loans, for example cbils or bounce back loans
  • Subsidised business support e.g. business advice from Growth Hubs, Local Authorities of Government
  • Business rate relief
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