Financial Support for businesses in Walsall
19th April 2010
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Whether you are starting up a new business in Walsall or a local business worried about security measures, did you know there were a range of grants available from the Walsall council?

Walsall Security Grant

Grants are available for small to medium sized businesses in Walsall that can go towards the cost of security measures for premises, such as:

• Security shutters, grilles and fencing
• CCTV and lighting
• Installing alarm systems
• Access control

Individual businesses can obtain an amount between £500 and £2000 and collective of 5 businesses or more could be entitled to between £2500 and £15000.

With your grant there are a range of highly recommended business on thebestofwalsall that can provide you with quality security services including alarm and CCTV installation. Click here to find out more about these businesses.

To find out more about the Security Grant scheme including eligibility and how to apply, click here.

Walsall Business Start Up Grant

If you have a great business idea but are lacking the neccesary resources to start up a new business then help may be at hand from a Walsall Business Start Up Grant from Walsall Council.

The Walsall Business Start Up Grant is designed to help businesses start, grow and succeed.

A grant is available to pre-start or new start companies, trading for less than 12 months which creates a minimum of 1 job or full time equivalent and demonstrates growth. Companies creating in excess of 1 job will be able to access a grant of £1500.

A formal application will be required for the grants programmes. The formal application will be assessed with regard to its business development potential, employment growth and sustainability. Specifically the project team will assess the market/business need, and impact e.g. sales and jobs.

To find out more about the Walsall Business Start Up Grant including eligibility and how to apply click here.

Walsall Business Relocation Grant

If your business is looking to relocate to the Walsall area then you may be entitled to a grant of up to £5000 towards your relocation costs.

To find out more about the Walsall Business Relocation Grant including eligibility and how to apply, click here.

Other Grants available

To find out more about other grants available including grants for business investments and grants for research and development then visit, click here for the full list.


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