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Investment Readiness webinars: Financial Support Finder

When? Today 09:30 - 11:00

Where? Webinar

Fundraising in the ‘new normal’

As we move along in “Lockdown” businesses are now experiencing new issues. To support businesses, move through this current stage and to prepare them for the reality beyond COVID, new webinars have been developed. These webinars will provide the information to help businesses consider their priorities now and to plan a successful exit in the next phase. These 90-minute webinars are practical in their nature and led by experts from Garbutt Elliott and Grant Thornton. All sessions are live and include an opportunity for Q&A.

The Investment Readiness programme is designed to help businesses to understand the full and diverse range of funding options available that can best support their growth and to prepare compelling proposals to secure external finance. Businesses within the Leeds City Region can access a wealth of fully funded support tailored to the specific needs of your business part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Financial Support Finder

This webinar will provide information on the various government financial schemes that could support your business during this time. We will cover loans, HMRC, and grants as well as any updates or new schemes as they are announced. Our speakers from Grant Thornton will also provide practical advice and some of the steps you can take to help manage your finances.

  • Breakdown of Government coronavirus support: CBILS, Bounce Back Loan, Future Fund
  • How to identify what support is right for you
  • Overview on HMRC support: Time to Pay, VAT Deferral, Deferral of self-assessment payment and self employment income support scheme
  • Hints and insight into top 7 practical steps to follow during this time and a spotlight on how to manage your cash and manage workforce to sustain your business throughout COVID 19 and beyond


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Halifax & District Chamber of Commerce Huddersfield & District Chamber of Commerce Wakefield & District Chamber of Commerce