The schemeis a pioneering initiative by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills to discover the kind of advice businesses need, and give them the opportunity to obtain this expert advice to accelerate their growth.
The application process is simple and is made online at:
Once an application has been made a local Business Advisors will arrange a completely free diagnostic consultation with you to discuss your business and your growth plans, which will help define the actions and advice needed to reach your business potential.
Your business could be eligible if
It’s based in England
It has fewer than 50 employees
It has not paid for strategic advice in the past 3 years
Has traded for at least a year.
Vouchers worth up to £2,000 will then be allocated on a lottery basis for those who sign up for the programme to help them pay for strategic private sector advice in the following areas: