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Advice and Funding

We know that starting-up or growing a business can be hugely rewarding, but it can also involve risk.

We believe it's always worth taking advantage of the advice and funding that's on offer to ensure your venture is a success. We aim to provide support that ensures you have the information, advice and guidance you need to realise your business development ambitions.

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Start up support from NBV 

From start-up support to business grants, NBV can help you succeed! Turn your dreams into reality and escape the rat race with tailored support to help your start-up business. Whether you register for one of our business start-up workshops, take advice from qualified advisors, access start-up loans/grants or a mixture of all the above, NBV are here to help you get your business off the ground. Find out more at NBV  or contact Jon Owens or  call 0844 887 2568.

Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub Advisors

Businesses based in Greater Lincolnshire can access Business Lincolnshire which provides you with an introduction to the issues to consider when starting or growing a business. The website summarises the free schemes that you may want to take advantage of, local events and networking opportunities and details of local providers of professional advice. Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub Advisors are available to support your businesses to grow - offering a free service to businesses with between 1 and 249 employees (please contact Trudy Roberts or call 07766 923413.

Business Rates - Help and advice is available

Business Rates (National Non-Domestic Rates) can be a burden for any business, but there are also several relief's that are currently available especially for small businesses and business in small rural communities. Even if you are thinking of starting a new business from your home and you want to know if you will have to pay rates, gain advice about the cost of business rates, and what relief's you also may be entitled to, can also be given. Help and Advice on any aspect of Business Rates is available by contacting Andy Hall- Business Rates Assurance Manager.

As part of our ongoing commitment to business development in East Lindsey we publish a monthly e-Business Brief which any business can sign up to.
Pop-Up Shops are a way of reducing the visual impact of empty properties on the high street while giving start-up businesses an opportunity to test the water.
The Rural Lincolnshire Enterprise Hub (RLEH) is an informal collaboration of East Lincolnshire businesses that work together to tackle the challenges of operating in a rural, sparsely populated economy to take advantage of growth opportunities.
Team Lincolnshire - Flying the flag for Greater Lincolnshire!