Latest business support news
27 September 2023
Over one billion pounds has now been delivered to scale up small businesses through the government backed Start Up Loan scheme.
20 July 2023
Millions of British workers will have more flexibility over where and when they work as the Flexible Working Bill achieves Royal Assent.
16 July 2023
UK ascension into the CPTPP trade group – what does this mean for UK SMEs?
10 July 2023
New online gateway to help directors of SMEs with business decisions and make sure their companies stay on the right track.
28 June 203
£50 million Research Ventures Catalyst to support cutting-edge research, built on partnerships with private and philanthropic investors.
28 June 2023
Businesses across the UK have today received a share of over £80 million government funding to ditch costly fossil fuels for cleaner alternatives.
10 May 2023
Initial package of regulatory reform will reduce unnecessary regulation for businesses, cutting costs and allowing them to compete.
New Free Trade Agreements signed
Trade deals are opening up new markets and opportunities for UK businesses. Find out more about how your business can benefit from new deals with countries like Australia, Malaysia and Mexico.
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Explore finance options for your business
The government-owned British Business Bank is dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses. Whether you’re looking for finance to start a business, grow to the next level, or stay ahead of the competition, they help deliver greater volume and choice of finance.
Build your leadership skills through the Help to Grow: Management Course
Whether you need to identify more efficient ways of working, target new markets, or create a plan to take your business and team to the next level, the Help to Grow: Management Course will provide the knowledge and support you need.
To learn more about the course watch the video below or find out more here.
Find information and support for your business
Find out about different types of business, how to set yours up and how to get help from government backed schemes.
There is huge demand for UK goods and services across the globe. We can help you find new export opportunities, get country-specific advice, access specialist exporting training and much more.
Support in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
If your business is based in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland there may be different or additional help available.
Find information about employment law, recruitment and employing people with disabilities.
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