The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has launched its government funded SME Restart and Recovery Grant Scheme. Eligible businesses will be able to apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000. The scheme is designed to fund the purchase of new technology and other equipment as well as professional, legal, financial or other advice. PPE costs are not covered.
To be eligible for the SME Restart and Recovery Grants, businesses must have been operating for at least 12 months, employ between five and nine people and be based within one of the following areas: Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull, Tamworth or Wyre Forest.
Applications can be made via the GBSLEP Growth Hub’s website by clicking here.