Support for Businesses

Business Energy Efficiency Programme

The Business Energy Efficiency Programme offers free energy efficiency assessments which could lead to grants for businesses who wish to use their energy more efficiently, reducing costs and improving environmental credentials. Read more

LEADing Rural Business Programme (LEADER)

Growing Worcestershire's rural economy by supporting job creation, business start-up and growth and rural services and cultural heritage. Read more

Low Carbon Opportunities Programme

Supporting SMEs to install renewable energy systems or to innovate in low carbon products, services or processes, the Low Carbon Opportunities Programme provides free business support and grants. Read more


Women2Web is designed to support female entrepreneurs in Worcestershire through free training, advice and guidance on all things digital. Read more

Worcestershire European Regional Development Fund Technical Assistance

The Worcestershire European Regional Development Fund Technical Assistance project offers information and support to organisations developing and applying for European Regional Development Fund projects to be delivered within Worcestershire. Read more

Worcestershire Proof of Concept

Proof of Concept grant funding programme can support SME’s to investigate, advance, commercialise and protect early stage innovative business ideas, through a partnership with the Central Technology Belt (CTB). Read more

Investing in Your Future Workforce

Are you concerned about your future workforce? How do you market your business to young people and grow talent for your business? Or are you perhaps looking for networking opportunities? Read more

Find it in Worcestershire

Find it in Worcestershire, the county’s online contract portal and face-to-face networking programme. Read more

Worcestershire Innovation (WINN)

A Worcestershire Innovation System; that brings together Innovation communities and activity, both established and planned, to form a route map for innovation. Ensuring individuals and businesses, wherever they are within the business life cycle, have access to all areas of innovation support. Read more

Business Accelerator

Business Accelerator is a dynamic new service that will support 200 businesses, which have been trading for 2 years or more, to achieve sustainable growth. Read more

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