Enterprise Grant Scheme

Enterprise Grant Scheme

an instrument of UK INDUSTRIAL/REGIONAL policy introduced in 2000 to facilitate the growth of small and medium sized firms (SMEs), i.e. firms with under 250 employees. Cash grants (up to £75,000) are available to SMEs which meet various criteria, including the introduction of e-commerce, the development of innovatory processes and products and workforce training. The Scheme incorporates a ‘regional’ element in that it is available only to SMEs located in the ASSISTED AREAS.

Enterprise Grant Scheme

an instrument of UK INDUSTRIAL/REGIONAL POLICY introduced in 2000 to facilitate the growth of small and medium-sized firms (SMEs), i.e. firms with fewer than 250 employees. Cash grants are available to SMEs that meet various criteria, including the introduction of e-commerce, the development of innovatory processes and products and workforce training. The Scheme incorporates a ‘regional’ element in that it is available only to SMEs located in ASSISTED AREAS.
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The University of Glamorgan's Dark Sky Wales astronomy educational resource is one of the new businesses created with support from the Coalfields Social Enterprise Grant Scheme since its inception The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has developed a pounds 1.
The Coalfields Social Enterprise Grant Scheme is jointly funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is overseeing investment into the creation of 20 social enterprises and 20 jobs in the former coalfields within the convergence areas of Wales over the next two years.
A WARWICKSHIRE entrepreneur is urging rural businesses to make the most of the Rural Enterprise Grant scheme after her company benefitted from investment that will help it nearly double its turnover in 2010.
Qualifying businesses may attract support from either the Regional Enterprise Grant Scheme or Regional Selective Assistance.
Your business may also be eligible for the Enterprise Grant Scheme (EGS).
It has recently won funding for arguably one of its most important initiatives, the Coalfields Social Enterprise Grant Scheme, which will see almost pounds 2m ploughed into the creation of 20 new social enterprises and 40 new jobs over the next two to three years in the former coalfields in the Convergence areas of Wales.
The Enterprise Grant scheme has now ended, but has been replaced by the SFI ( Selective Finance for Investment, which SMEs can now access.
Wales Rural Affairs Minister Carwyn Jones said the farm improvement and enterprise grant schemes had been a huge success, with over pounds 22.

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