Apply for a business grant

Start up grant

We can offer you a grant of £750 if you are returning to work after a period of unemployment and are starting a full time business.

Your new business must be your full-time occupation and you must apply before you start trading. The grant is payable once the business has begun trading.

Apply for a start up grant online:

  • we will need to see your business plan and cashflow forecast
  • the first time you use this service you will need to register
  • if you apply online but do not submit your application today it will remain active on our website for 90 days
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Please note this grant is available subject to Council funding.