Support and advice for businesses

We have put together some details of support and advice that you might find useful following the recent flooding. We realise this is a difficult time for businesses and we want to ensure you have access to the support you need.

Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub

The Growth Hub service provides local businesses with direct access to a wealth of useful information and resources on their website, including a toolbox with downloadable guides, free webinars, useful links and videos. The website has a large amount of information around business planning and financial assistance, which may be of use to you following the flooding.

To help you better understand what support is available the service also provides you with up to 12 hours of free support from a dedicated business advice.  To register for free access to this service and book an appointment with a local adviser, please visit: https://www.businesslincolnshire.com/ 

Micro Business Grant

We also operate our own Micro Business Growth grant to provide direct financial support to small businesses with less than nine employees, which may be able to help with the purchase of equipment, marketing, business planning and more.

Subject to a simple application form, the grant scheme is able to consider providing up to 50% of total project costs.  More information on how to apply for this support is available via here, or by calling the Economic Development Team direct on 01507 613119.

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Fund

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Fund are a national charity that offer support for farming families.

They can offer advice and financial assistance in times of crisis. Call their freephone helpline on 0808 281 9490 or visit www.rabi.org.uk

Additional Support

If you have any concerns for you or your business that you would like to inform us about, please contact us at flood.recovery@e-lindsey.gov.uk and we will connect you to the most appropriate support.