Nottingham Jobs Fund – Real Financial Assistance for Small Businesses

Exeid News, Nottingham
[caption id="attachment_1163" align="alignleft" width="200"] Nottingham Jobs Fund is funded by Keep Nottingham Working[/caption] The Jobs Fund is a £1.5million scheme that has been introduced by Nottingham City Council to help 18-24 jobseekers back in to work – but how does this benefit my business? The funding is aimed mainly at private sector companies, encouraging them to create new roles for unemployed people by providing a financial incentive. For each new role that is filled through the Jobs Fund, the scheme contributes 50% of the yearly salary. This is great news for SME’s – maybe your business could really do with an extra pair of hands in administration, but doesn’t want an excessive overhead. Maybe you want to try alternative marketing strategies, but haven’t been able to justify the cost of…
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Enterprise Finance Guarantee – How you can benfit from unsecured finance for your business

A recent announcement has confirmed that the government intends to extend the Enterprise Guarantee Scheme until 2015. This will be a major boost for companies with viable businesses that are also facing funding challenges via traditional routes. The original aim of the scheme was to encourage the banks to boost lending to the SME sector. The Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme (EFG) would act as guarantor for up to 75% of the loan. Companies with up to £25 million in turnover are eligible to apply for anything between £1,000 and £1 million under the EFG in order to support new loans, existing loans or convert an existing overdraft into a loan that is repayable over a period of up to 10 years. If you think your business may benefit from additional…
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How to improve your chances of raising finance from your bank – networking seminar

Exeid News, Networking Event, Nottingham
  Hi everyone, From time to time will be bringing you information regarding excellent and usually Free, networking events that could benefit you and your organisation.  This forthcoming breakfast semina  is part of the Nottingham University  superb  ingenuity knowledge exchange. and the presentation explains how to improve your chances of raising loan finance for your business. Please read on The details for our next Ingenuity breakfast event have now been confirmed.  We hope this very current topic is relevant to you and your business and hopefully we’ll see you on the 1st June. Just how difficult is it to get finance from your bank?  And how do you improve your chances?   Banks are under pressure from government to lend to business – and they are making all the right noises…
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