Support Categories: Advice & Support
Find and view details for all of the help and support that may be available for you and your business.
New Enterprise Allowance
Providing business start-up support for people aged 18 or over, with a business idea and receiving one of the following benefits; Jobseeker's Allowance, Income Support as a lone parent or Employment and Support Allowance, if in the work-related activity group. Those on the Work Programme are not eligible.
NISP (National Industrial Symbiosis Programme)
NISP identifies opportunities where waste resources and materials are not being fully utilised by a company.
The Prince’s Trust
If you're 18 to 30, living in the UK and unemployed or working fewer than 16 hours a week, and have a business idea or some ideas to explore, The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme could be for you.
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas)
Advice on good practice in employment and employment relations
Start Up Loans
Start Up Loans available to pre-start ups up to businesses trading for up to 12 months, although this may be extended to 24 months.
Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI)
The Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund to promote sustainable economic opportunities and growth by working with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to develop innovative climate change solutions within the built environment.
Telford HR Forum
The Telford HR Forum is a network for HR professionals within Telford companies.
Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the government body responsible for granting IP rights. IP for Business from the IPO is a range of online tools designed to help you understand, identify, protect and exploit your IP assets to their fullest potential.