The Government is giving away £30 million to SMEs and new business start-up companies. From January 2014 until March 2015 the UK Government is giving away £30,000,000 to businesses with fewer than 49 employees.
Each lucky applicant to the Growth Vouchers scheme will receive up to £2,000 to spend on strategic advice in one of five key business areas, including marketing function. The Growth Voucher programme matches your spenditure up to the amount of £2,000, to double your project’s budget.
How does the Growth Voucher scheme work?
The Growth Voucher application process is straight forward. Vouchers up to the value of £2,000 will be issued to eligible companies to help finance specialist marketing and business support. All you need to do is match the amount you receive with your own funds, effectively doubling your marketing budget (apply now).
How to spend the voucher
You can spend your Growth Voucher to improve your business in any one of the following areas. BBSA Associates Marketing can guide you through the process in their role as an official adviser to the scheme:
- Marketing, attracting and retaining customers
- Finance and cash flow
- Staff development
- Improving leadership and management skills
- Optimising use of digital technology
While you can’t use the voucher to hire new members of staff or to pay consultants, you can use the voucher to get strategic marketing advice, carry out extensive market research and help to plan your marketing strategies or activities.
We believe that this is an excellent opportunity to make use of a rare injection of money and support from the Government into SMEs’ and new business start-up companies so call us now for your free consultation. Find out more about how to spend the voucher to improve your marketing and business goals.
BBSA Associates Marketing is a full service agency that provides marketing support to SMEs that are keen to move forward and develop their marketing activities but lack the resources, time or know-how to do it themselves. We support a whole range of B2B and B2C companies; from enabling you to manage your own Outsourced Marketing Department to helping out with a BBSA Associates Marketing Start Your Project single solution for projects. Find out more