We have an excellent track record in sourcing and applying for external funding for both council administered projects and supporting businesses and local organisations to access funding.
There is a wider range of grants, loans and financial incentives available externally for a wide range of business activities from energy efficiency and market research advice to tax relief and apprenticeship support.
External Funding can come from Europe, Government funds, The National Lottery or grant awarding charitable trusts and foundations. We aim to maximise the opportunities to lever external funding into the districts by focusing on:
Discretionary Business Rates Relief
Some properties are eligible for business rates relief.