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Expert advice that supports business growth

Internationally connected. Regionally focused. Locally invested

The Coast to Capital Growth Hub provides free and impartial government funded business support in Greater Brighton, West Sussex, East Surrey and Croydon which can help your ambitious and innovative business achieve growth.

We do this by:

 

  • challenging, encouraging and enabling strategic change
  • connecting you to experts, investors and funders
  • helping you develop national and international opportunities
  • We deliver the following key initiatives and support programmes

 

Growth Grants

 

Are you cautious about investing during economic uncertainty?

 

Coast to Capital Growth Grants could help. If you are an established and growing business based in the Coast to Capital area you could apply for a grant of up to 40% of project costs, covering the cost of capital investments that provides you with the opportunity to innovate or improve productivity.

  

Escalator Programme

 

Are you an ambitious, high growth business with an appetite for rapid growth?

 

The Escalator Programme helps scaleup and growth potential businesses through a series of facilitated peer to peer groups which focus on barriers to growth with solution driven outcomes. It comprises business cohorts with up to 8 members that can help you develop by working with like-minded peers.

 

Growth Champions

 

The Growth Champion Network is a collection of consultants, all carefully curated as experts in their respected field. The Growth Champions work closely with a team of Account Managers to provide specialist areas of support for businesses to unlock further growth. Coast to Capital are able to fully fund a day of specialist support from this Network.

 

Growth Mapper Diagnostics & DNAsix

 

The Growth Hub Account Managers can provide comprehensive business diagnostics through ‘Growth Mapper’ which includes a set of assessment questions designed to underpin coaching and advice, as well as a digital coaching programme ‘DNAsix’ that can help your business survive, compete and ultimately thrive in today’s digital marketplace.

 

Investment in the Coast to Capital area

 

The Growth Hub supports investment enquiries and opportunities in partnership with the Department for International Trade and local partners. The team help identify solutions and support for existing and potential investors including those from overseas.

 

Visit the website for more information. Get in touch by email or contact the Coast to Capital Growth Hub Team on 01293 305965.

 

As one of 38 LEPs across England, Coast to Capital provides strategic leadership that drives the economic growth and sustainable success of our beautiful, vibrant, and exceptionally well connected region. Since it was formed in 2012, they have invested over £300m of public money in making the local economy future-ready

 

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    Cautious about expanding your operation in the current uncertain economic climate of Brexit? Coast to Capital Growth Grants could help with grants of up to 40% of project costs covering the cost of capital investments that help you introduce innovation and improve productivity.

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British Business Bank - Finance Hub

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The British Business Bank is a Government-owned, independently-run development bank that’s helped more than 74,000 growing businesses find the right finance option to help them reach their next ambition.

British Business Bank - General Overview

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The British Business Bank is a government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses.

Whether you’re looking for finance to start a business, grow to the next level, or stay ahead of the competition, we’re delivering greater volume and choice of finance.

British Business Bank Scale Up

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Are you looking to expand rapidly, having achieved positive growth over the last 12 months?

Our SCALE UP partners could be able to help you.

Business Finance Finder - FINPOINT

Business Finance Finder - FINPOINTCloseBusiness Finance Finder - FINPOINT

The Finpoint / Coast to Capital Business Finder is an innovative online platform that empowers SMEs to get in front of hundreds of banks, alternative finance lenders and equity investors with just one simple online application.

Coast to Capital Growth Grant Programme 2019-20

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The Coast to Capital Growth Grant Programme is designed to stimulate capital investment to help businesses introduce innovation and improve productivity.

Coast to Capital LEP

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Coast to Capital is the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Brighton and Hove, Croydon, Gatwick Diamond (including four East Surrey districts and boroughs), Lewes and West Sussex.

Founded in 2011, Coast to Capital determines local economic priorities to stimulate job creation within the local region, working closely with local businesses and strategic partners. The overall aim of the LEP is to achieve strong sustainable economic growth.

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers.

DRIVA Arts DRIVA

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DRIVA Arts DRIVA (Digital Research & Innovation Value Accelerator) is a free programme set up to combine the skills, assets and resources of creatives, technologists and data scientists to generate new business growth in the Coast to Capital region.

Gov.UK Brexit Readiness Tool

Gov.UK Brexit Readiness ToolCloseGov.UK Brexit Readiness Tool

A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with the EU.

Both the UK and the EU need to approve and sign the withdrawal agreement.

If the withdrawal agreement is not signed by the UK and the EU, the UK could still leave with no deal. Find out what you, your family, or your business need to do if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

Growth Champions

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The Growth Champion Network is a collection of consultants, all carefully curated as experts in their respected fields.

The Champions support can be used to help businesses scenario plan for BREXIT

Impacting Business By Design - Brunel University

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Lloyds Bank - International Portal

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A powerful insight platform, with practical support that helps you trade internationally with your chosen market.

Prepare for BREXIT - 7 Question Tool

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A tool has been developed for businesses to help you prepare for EU Exit.

It asks you to answer 7 questions across key business operation areas that will be impacted and then pulls together guidance from across Gov relating to your circumstances.

Prepare for Brexit - Employing EU Citizens

Prepare for Brexit - Employing EU CitizensClosePrepare for Brexit - Employing EU Citizens

Link to Gov.UK to find the wide range of information related to employing EU citizens including changes to areas including movement of people, settled status and qualifications.

Prepare for Brexit - Energy and climate

Prepare for Brexit - Energy and climateClosePrepare for Brexit - Energy and climate

Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to areas including energy, renewables, the nuclear industry and regulated carbon emissions

Prepare for Brexit - European and domestic funding

Prepare for Brexit - European and domestic fundingClosePrepare for Brexit - European and domestic funding

Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to funding for areas including research and higher education, social and structural development and sector-specific funds

Prepare for Brexit - Find EU Exit guidance for your business

Prepare for Brexit - Find EU Exit guidance for your businessClosePrepare for Brexit - Find EU Exit guidance for your business

Complete list of Gov.UK information that has been published so far for your business to prepare for EU exit.

You can change what information you get using the checkboxes. Come back to this page regularly or sign up to receive emails when new information is published.

Prepare for Brexit - Importing, Exporting and Transporting

Prepare for Brexit - Importing, Exporting and TransportingClosePrepare for Brexit - Importing, Exporting and Transporting

Link to Gov.UK website with information highlighting changes to areas including importing or exporting goods, moving goods across borders, haulage permits, customs and tax.

Prepare For Brexit - Intellectual property

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Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to area including copyrights, trademarks and patents

Prepare for Brexit - Operating in the EU

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Links to Gov.UK website with information highlighting changes if you provide services or do business in the European Union

Prepare for Brexit - Public sector procurement

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Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to areas including government contracts

Prepare for Brexit - Regulation and Standards for products and goods

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Link to Gov.UK website with information on changes to areas if you sell physical products or goods in the UK

Prepare for Brexit - Sector Specific Information

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Sector Specific Information from BEIS, DCMS, DEFRA and MOD

Prepare for Brexit - Sectors

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First Steps for specific sectors to start their preparation

Prepare for Brexit - Temporary rates of customs duty (tariffs) on imports after EU Exit

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The temporary rates of customs duty (tariffs) on imports if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

Prepare for Brexit - Using personal data

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Link to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to using personal data you store or get from another EU country

Primary Authority

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Primary Authority is a means for businesses to receive assured and tailored advice on meeting environmental health, trading standards or fire safety regulations through a single point of contact. This ensures start-ups get it right at the outset and enables all businesses to invest with confidence in products, practices and procedures, knowing that the resources they devote to compliance are well spent.

Primary Authority is based on legal partnerships between businesses and individual local authorities. Businesses can set up their own partnership or belong to a trade association (or other type of group) with an existing partnership.

Sussex Chamber of Commerce - BREXIT NEWS

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Latest Sussex Chamber of Commerce news related to Brexit

The Association of Disabled Professionals

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The ADP was formed in 1971 to provide a forum for disabled people to share both their problems and their experiences of successful personal development and valued work, as well as to help create conditions for other disabled people to realise their full potential.

BCCI - BREXIT Checklist

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The British Chamber of Commerce has released a helpful high level checklist for businesses on Brexit to look at employment, regulatory obligations and export needs.

Business is GREAT

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A National Government portal for business support to help you Start, Grow or Accelerate

Clean Growth UK

Clean Growth UKCloseClean Growth UK

Clean Growth UK catalyses clean and green innovation through access to university expertise and facilities and commercialisation and investment support.

UK Export Finance

UK Export FinanceCloseUK Export Finance

UK Export Finance is the UK's export credit agency. They help UK exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. In addition, they can make loans to overseas buyers of goods and services from the UK. UK Export Finance is the operating name of the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD).

Workplace Pensions Employer Toolkit

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Your workplace pension questions answered – new toolkit available

Apprenticeship Levy Fund Applications

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Here is an update on applying for Apprenticeship Levy Funds in the Coast to Capital Area and a brief description of what businesses can apply/what each business would cover regarding costs.

Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce

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The Chamber is the voice of Brighton & Hove's business people. It's a voice that helps its members build successful businesses and be part of this great city's community and economy.

Department for International Trade (DIT)

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. They provide practical support to UK businesses at home and overseas and help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

Through UK Export Finance they help to ensure no viable UK export should fail for lack of finance or insurance.

Prepare For Brexit - Information Commissioner's Office

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Guidance and resources to help businesses and organisations better prepare for data protection compliance after a no-deal Brexit.

University and business collaboration agreements: Lambert Toolkit

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The Lambert toolkit is for universities and companies that wish to undertake collaborative research projects with each other

Business Propeller

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Business Propeller offers the ambitious business owner the opportunity to gain knowledge, share experiences and grow influential networks from seasoned professionals, who have all owned, started and led their own multi-million pound businesses.

Export ASEAN Programme

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) South East are now able to offer a range of new subsidised activities that will provide small and medium sized businesses with additional specialist support to help them reach their full international sales potential.

Support is available for all Asia Pacific Countries. Similar support is available for other world international markets

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

Innovate UK - Business Basics Fund

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A second competition has now launched by BEIS under the Business Basics fund, with a further £2 million of funding to test innovative ways of encouraging SMEs to adopt productivity-boosting technologies and management practices.

IOD Brexit Portal

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The Institute of Directors' Navigating Brexit for Business page

KPMG - Navigating BREXIT

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KPMG is helping organisations across the world respond to this unprecedented change as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

Surrey Chambers of Commerce

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Surrey is one of the most successful and productive areas for business in the UK. It's a county that embraces innovation and is a fantastic location to run a business.

Apprenticeships in Sussex

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Apprenticeships in Sussex will help you search for local apprenticeship training available for individuals and businesses in Sussex.

Be The Business

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A group of business leaders today issued a rallying call for British businesses to engage with solving the UK’s poor productivity at the launch of ‘Be the Business’, a movement which will inspire businesses to be the best they can be, providing practical tools to assist them and be a catalyst for change.

British Banks - International Trade Information

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Many of the British Banks provide information to help businesses export.

If Your Bank isn't listed contact them or visit their websites to see what information they can provide

Burgess Hill Business Parks Association

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BHBPA is a business association representing some 200 to 300 businesses in the Burgess Hill area, located mainly on the Victoria, Sheddingdean, Bolney and Ditchling Common Business Parks.

Business East Sussex

Business East SussexCloseBusiness East Sussex

Business East Sussex is here to help start-ups and established companies to access the support they need to help them reach their growth potential.

Construction Industry Training Board

Construction Industry Training BoardCloseConstruction Industry Training Board

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry. It works with construction companies to improve skills, increase competitive edge and respond to the many challenges employers face.

Croydon Chamber - EXPORT SERVICES

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LCCI is the largest issuer of export documents in the UK,

Croydon Chamber is a branch of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).

Develop Croydon

Develop CroydonCloseDevelop Croydon

Develop Croydon is a private sector led, local initiative aiming to provide events, information and resources to help advance development and economic renewal in Croydon.

East Sussex County Council

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Gatwick Diamond Business Association

Gatwick Diamond Business AssociationCloseGatwick Diamond Business Association

Established for over 50 years, Gatwick Diamond Business has been the leading voice for business and commerce in the region. Representing business, we provide a united voice to influence Local and Central Government issues. gdb is run by the members for the members. It is also financially and politically independent.

Innovate UK

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Innovate UK is the government funded innovation agency for the UK. Our goal is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.

Institute of Directors - Surrey

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Here at IoD you can find the expertise and resources to reduce the burden of your workload. Whether you need up-to-date information on your competitors or one-to-one advice on board disputes.

Institute of Directors - Sussex

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Here at IoD you can find the expertise and resources to reduce the burden of your workload. Whether you need up-to-date information on your competitors or one-to-one advice on board disputes.

Institute Of Export

Institute Of ExportCloseInstitute Of Export

Institute of Export can offer your business a unique range of individual and business membership benefits and a world renowned suite of qualifications and training.

Institution of Engineering Technology Sussex

Institution of Engineering Technology SussexCloseInstitution of Engineering Technology Sussex

We are the local network of the IET, organising events and seminars and promoting engineering in schools and businesses across the county.

Invest in People

Invest in PeopleCloseInvest in People

Invest in People is a national quality standard which sets a level of good practice for improving an organisation’s performance through its people.

Invest in People is based on three key principles:

1. Developing strategies to improve the performance of an organisation - PLAN
2. Taking action to improve the performance of the organisation - DO
3. Evaluation of the impact on the performance of the organisation – REVIEW

KPMG

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Developing a strong business plan is critical to the success of any startup business. KPMG Enterprise works with entrepreneurs to help build robust plans that include detailed strategy around all aspects of their organization: finance, sales and marketing, operations, supply chain, procurement and engineering. As part of our business planning process, we look to assess current processes, analyze data for trends and identify the areas of greatest opportunity.

MDHUB

MDHUBCloseMDHUB

MDHUB is the premier peer to peer business growth network for Managing Directors and their Senior Board Directors in the South of England.

National Apprenticeship Service

National Apprenticeship ServiceCloseNational Apprenticeship Service

Assistance with finding and recruiting an apprentice or supporting existing employees

Primary Authority - Trading Standards

Primary Authority - Trading StandardsClosePrimary Authority - Trading Standards

At Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards we understand the risks that businesses face. In particular, having another enforcement authority challenge you (even though you think you have done the right thing) can be worrying, costly and damaging to your public image.

Surrey Chambers of Commerce - EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

Surrey Chambers of Commerce - EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SERVICESCloseSurrey Chambers of Commerce - EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

Surrey Chambers of Commerce provides a wide range of export documention services.

Members receive 50% discount on all documentation

Sussex Chamber - EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

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All UK exporters will at some point need export documentation. The accredited Chamber is licensed to certify and arrange legalization of export documentation. They will also assist exporters throughout the process of completing the documentation; from choosing the right documentation to ensuring it is correctly filled in.

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO)

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The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.

The Knowledge Transfer Network

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The KTN is the UK's innovation network.

UKABC- UK ASEAN Business Council

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The UK-ASEAN Business Council (UKABC) was created out of UKTI's 2011 Strategy 'Britain Open for Business' and launched by Dr Vince Cable in November 2011.

BDO Webinar: New rules on Patent Box

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HM Treasury policy makers clarify for you.

BDO's Technology & Media tax team hosted a webinar on 18 November 2015 in conjunction with two expert speakers from HM Treasury, Policy Advisers Jerome Cornwall and Matthew Cohen, who have been HM Treasury's leads in the negotiating and drafting the new Patent Box rules.

Webinar lasts 1 hour.

Bev Hurley on business planning and growth

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Bev Hurley, Chief Executive of YTKO, on business planning and growth

Business Navigator - Chambers of Commerce Endorsement

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Learn about Worthing & Adur and Sussex Chamber of Commerce and their recent endorsements of the Business Navigator Growth Hub.

Business Navigator - Working with Chambers of Commerce

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Learn about how the Business Navigator Growth Hub works with local Chambers of Commerce to help businesses in the area have the maximum amount of opportunity for growth.

Business Support Helpline - How to market & promote your business

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This short business support video helps you to understand the importance of marketing and promoting your business and how to do this.

Businesses in a no deal EU Exit: Changes at the UK Border in 60 Seconds

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Trading across the UK-EU border will change at 11pm UK time on the 29 of March 2019, when the UK leaves the EU.

Companies like yours are getting ready for these changes to help avoid disruption to business.

Think about how you will handle customs declarations, register for an EORI number and check what product tariffs apply. Speak to your logistics provider about safety and security declarations and documents required at the border.

To help keep your supply chain running smoothly, talk to your customers and suppliers about their preparations.

Ceres Power: high speed print line helps scale up fuel cell production

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A business that has developed an innovative fuel cell has made a significant breakthrough in building a high-speed production line to scale up manufacturing, with the help of Innovate UK.

Connected cities mission 2016 - Look to expand to South East Asia

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Innovate UK and UKTI are taking UK smart companies to one of the world’s largest and most developed smart cities regions in South East Asia.

Exporting is GREAT

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Every day in every country around the world, there are business opportunities for UK companies' products and services. The demand is out there, you could be too.

Exporting success - Inspired Film & Video - export case study

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Whatever your size, and product or service - you can find growth to strength your entire business through overseas sales - all with UKTI support. Find out more https://www.gov.uk/ukti

Finding your route to market

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Funding Friday Twitter

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Every Friday on the Helpline it's #FundingFri on Twitter where we share helpful information via this channel about local business support.

Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP)

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The GEP is a UK Trade & Investment programme that seeks to enable technology entrepreneurs from all over the world to globalise their business from a UK strategic hub. It does this by harnessing the insight, networks and experience of its team of internationally successful entrepreneurs, known as Dealmakers, to help identify and accelerate the world's best early-stage technology businesses.

Grant Thornton - five stages of Brexit preparation

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With continuing uncertainty about the outcome of Brexit and increasing focus on preparing for a No Deal, we share our experiences of working with clients on Brexit planning.

Over the last two years we have spoken to hundreds of business leaders about Brexit, with our recent survey of mid-sized businesses reflecting this work.

We have identified five stages of Brexit preparation – ranging from those who have done no planning to those who have executed contingency plans.

H&S ABC - An easy guide to health & safety

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Healthcare UK

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Healthcare UK helps UK healthcare providers to do more business overseas. They do this by promoting the UK healthcare sector to overseas markets and supporting healthcare partnerships between the UK and overseas healthcare providers.

How to finance your business

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How to grow or improve your business & points to consider

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How to increase your online visibility with Google

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How to recruit the right people for your business & keep them

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This short business support video will help you to recruit the right people for your business and keep them.

How to set up a business page with Facebook

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How to understand your business competitors & who your customers are

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How to understand your capacity to grow your business

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How to understand your capacity to grow your business

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This short business support video will help you re your capacity to grow your business.

How to win new business

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This short business support video will show you how to win new business.

Innovate UK - working with universities and a new delivery plan

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Greg Wade, Programme Manager at Universities UK is joined by Liz Flint, ‎Head of Cities and Regions at Innovate UK, to discuss the work of Innovate UK's regional managers and the organisation's new delivery plan.

Innovate UK: opportunities in emerging technologies

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Find out about Innovate UK’s emerging and enabling technologies programme.

Innovate UK: opportunities in health & life sciences

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Find out about Innovate UK’s health and life sciences programme.

Innovate UK: opportunities in infrastructure systems

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Find out about Innovate UK’s infrastructure systems programme.

Innovate UK: opportunities in manufacturing, materials

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Find out about Innovate UK’s manufacturing and materials programme.

Innovate UK’s 5 tips to secure funding for start-ups and small businesses

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The video outlines and explains the most important factors for a business when trying to secure investment. The tips contain actionable advice and are supported by comments from industry experts from all sides of the funding / investment spectrum.

Innovate UK’s essential tips for business networking

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This is Innovate UK’s 4th installment of the essential selection business tips and advice series. This video covers tips on business networking for start-ups and SMEs. Whether a start-up, small business or SME there may be useful advice that you haven't considered. Make sure you watch the video and subscribe to our channel for more startup and SME advice.

Invest in Brighton

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If you are looking to invest, expand or relocate your company - invest in Brighton & Hove. Why?

It's the big ideas that really make you money. There are many things that are important in business -- but it's those sparks of inspiration and creativity that make your company a success. Inspirational companies need an inspiring place to work.

Just being in Brighton changes the way you think. Creativity is in our DNA. As soon as you get here you immediately get the sense that something's different. Looking at things differently and experimenting with new ideas just comes naturally to the city. It's what we do.

So if your company is looking for its next big idea - invest in Brighton & Hove

Invest in Coastal West Sussex

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Coastal West Sussex has a diverse range of small and growing businesses and specific niches in branches of advanced engineering, tourism, food and drink and marine related activities. Its coastline and access to markets through Shoreham Port are key assets.

Invest in Croydon

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There are so many compelling reasons for businesses to invest in Croydon...Europes Largest Regeneration Project

Just 16 minutes to Central London - trains every five minutes - Only 15 minutes to Gatwick International Airport by rail - Competitive, low operating costs - A richly diverse retail and restaurant offer - A talented workforce with skills and education above the national average - Delivery of large-scale infrastructure projects is already underway.

Invest in Rural West Sussex

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Rural West Sussex has strengths in the land-based industries and has large numbers of small engineering and professional services businesses. Its key asset is the quality of its natural environment and the South Downs National Park

Invest in Surrey

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Intelligent. Networked. Innovative. The smart choice is Surrey.

We are looking to the future. Global innovations are happening here, providing new and exclusive opportunities for business.

Surrey boasts immediate access to two international airports and great connections to London.

Invest in The Gatwick Diamond

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The Gatwick Diamond is located just 35 minutes from central London with London Gatwick Airport at its heart. Many global companies and innovative enterprises have chosen the area for their regional headquarters.

IP BASICS: What is Intellectual Property?

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Published on 27 Nov 2015

Part of the IP Basics series: A quick intro to intellectual property from the IPO.

Part of a new series of 12 short videos

Kelly Hoppen on the UK's global image

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UK exporters - the demand is out there. Kelly Hoppen on the new UK global confidence.

Making best use of Open to Export tools

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A webinar on how to best use the Open to Export site to prepare to export, with a particular focus on our new and free Export Action Plan tool.

CEO Lesley Batchelor guided users through the process of completing a plan, giving practical advice formed through decades of experience.

MET College Business Workshops

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Learn about how you can enhance your skills for business with a wide variety of courses and training on offer from MET College.

NCVO webinar: Social investment

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Video introducing social investment

New Audio Primary Authority Scheme

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by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

This has been developed to promote to businesses the new Primary Authority Scheme. The idea is this is a short introduction into PA.

New employers - the basics

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New employer - an introduction to PAYE and how to get started.

For the latest HMRC video updates please subscribe to HMRC's YouTube channel and visit our Employer page at www.gov.uk for further HMRC help.

Links to specific sections in the video:
payroll deductions: https://goo.gl/YQIbAz
starter checklist: https://goo.gl/vgWuCZ
basic PAYE tools: https://goo.gl/QH1f0E
free payroll software: https://goo.gl/l4oXzo

HMRC is the UK’s tax, payments and customs authority. We collect the money that pays for the UK’s public services and help families and individuals with targeted financial support.

Follow HMRC on social media:
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMRCgovuk/
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HMRC/
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hm-r...

For help with general queries relating to any of HMRC’s products and services, talk to us on:
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMRCcustomers/
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HMRC/

Sign up for your Personal Tax Account. Join the millions of customers already using their online account to check and update their records and see their state pension details. It takes just 5 minutes at https://www.gov.uk/personal-tax-account

nquiringminds: making cities smarter places to live and work

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Internet of things and smart cities technology business nquiringminds is helping UK cities to work in a more connected way with the support of Innovate UK.

Payroll software and sending reports to HMRC

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Payroll software for employers - what you need and how to use it.

For the latest HMRC video updates please subscribe to HMRC's YouTube channel and visit our Employer page at www.gov.uk for further HMRC help.

Further useful links:
PAYE and payroll for employers
https://www.gov.uk/paye-for-employers

Find payroll software
https://www.gov.uk/payroll-software/o...

Find payroll software: free software
https://www.gov.uk/payroll-software/f...

HMRC is the UK’s tax, payments and customs authority. We collect the money that pays for the UK’s public services and help families and individuals with targeted financial support.

Follow HMRC on social media:
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMRCgovuk/
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HMRC/
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hm-r...

For help with general queries relating to any of HMRC’s products and services, talk to us on:
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMRCcustomers/
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HMRC/

Sign up for your Personal Tax Account. Join the millions of customers already using their online account to check and update their records and see their state pension details. It takes just 5 minutes at https://www.gov.uk/personal-tax-account

Predictions: The intelligent home and the Internet of things

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Predictions: The intelligent home and how the Internet of Things will transform our domestic lives.

Researching Your Market

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Gov.UK video on researching your market

Surrey Trading Standards Primary Authority Partnership with MRH Retail

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Published on 18 Nov 2013

Peter Lund, the Safety Health and Environment co-ordinator for MRH Retail, a large petrol retailer owning and operating about 350 petrol filling stations throughout England Wales and Scotland. Peter describes the advantages of working with us and how our relationship has evolved.

TAX deadlines & penalties FAQ's

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The cost benefit of apprentices in Construction industry

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Find out how recruiting an apprentice can prove beneficial to your company. For more information go to citb.co.uk/apprenticeships

UKTI services - South East

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Discover how some free advice from UKTI's International Trade Advisers can help get your business selling overseas.

UKTI Services London (Croydon)

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Discover how some free advice from UKTI's International Trade Advisers can help get your business selling overseas.

Understanding intellectual property

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This short business support video helps you to understand the importance of Intellectual Property focussing on Trade Marks and Copyright.

Understanding PAYE & your business

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This short business support video will help you to understand how to operate PAYE, what it does and when you need to register your business for PAYE.

Understanding TAX & national insurance for the self employed

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This short business support video explains National Insurance requirements for the self employed, covering class 2 and class 4 payments.

Understanding TAX & VAT for your business

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This short business support video will explain what VAT is and when you need to register your business.

Understanding TAX & your business allowances

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This short business support video will help you understand the differences between capital allowances and revenue expenditure (day to day costs) for your business.

Understanding tax credits

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This short business support video will help you understand what tax credits you may qualify for as an individual e.g. working tax credits and child tax credits.

Understanding your businesses' cashflow

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Gov.UK video on understanding your cashflow

Using partners - Revival Trailers - export case study

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You might not know where to start but if you have the capacity to grow we can support you to identify the right people to work with and make it happen. Find out more https://www.gov.uk/ukti

Ways to grow your business by selling to your customers

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What are investors looking for in innovative businesses?

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Investors give advice on the sort of companies and technologies they are looking to invest in.

What Is Supply Chain Funding?

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by URICA

In this 15 minute webinar we cover:

- What is supply chain funding

- How it is different to supply chain finance

- How supply chain funding can improve working capital

- What to consider when looking for an alternative finance provider

What is the right type of additional finance for your business?

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Why is the UK seen as a strong business partner?

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Why do Mexicans enjoy doing business with British companies? George Thompson of Mexico's Eurotesca explains.

Why the UK brand is strong in Canada

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UK exporters - the demand is out there. Canadian businessman Jack Eva tells us why.

Your Export Journey: Packaging and Translation

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Hear from 4 experienced exporters on how they have developed their packing for overseas markets and how they have translated important information for their overseas customers.

Your Export Journey: Things to consider and who can help

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Discover some of the things you need to consider before you start to export and hear practical advice from experienced exporters.

[OBNi Indonesia] Doing Business in Indonesia:

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The Biggest Economic Power in ASEAN!

Key Speaker: Chris Wren - Executive Director of British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia

Sussex Chamber of Commerce: Business Networking Lunch

Tuesday 28 Jan
@ 12:00 - 14:30

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Join us for our first networking lunch of 2020 being held at Brighton Racecourse.

The Thrive Meetup for Female Founders and Women in Business

Wednesday 29 Jan
@ 18:00 - 20:00

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WHAT IS THE THRIVE MEETUP?

The Thrive Meetup for Female Founders and Women in Business is managed by The Thrive Effect. The Thrive Effect is the leading membership-based business support organisation for female founders and women in business in Sussex.

Choosing the right legal structure for your business – Sole Trader v Limited Company

Thursday 30 Jan
@ 10:00 - 11:30

Choosing the right legal structure for your business – Sole Trader v Limited CompanyCloseChoosing the right legal structure for your business – Sole Trader v Limited Company

This is a joint webinar from Companies House & the Business Support Helpline.

Brighton Chamber: Bite-sized Learning - How to make your website work harder for your business

Tuesday 4 Feb
@ 09:30 - 11:30

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Your website is your online sales presence. Get it right and your online sales ‘person’ will work 24/7 for you generating leads. However, a sloppy, poorly presented site will give the wrong impression and could drive away potential customers.

GDB: Cream Tea and Networking at Ockenden Manor

Thursday 6 Feb
@ 14:30 - 16:30

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Join us for an informal networking event whilst enjoying a delicious cream tea at this luxury Elizabethan Manor house.

Artificial intelligence - Service or Master?

Tuesday 11 Feb
@ 18:00 - 20:00

Artificial intelligence - Service or Master?CloseArtificial intelligence - Service or Master?

A guided tour into the opportunities and challenges of Artificial Intelligence.

GDB: Elevenses & Networking with Cancer Research UK

Wednesday 12 Feb
@ 10:30 - 12:00

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Have a coffee break with some essential networking.

Brighton Chamber: Bite-sized Learning - What’s stopping you? How to spot, explore and smooth out what’s blocking your way

Wednesday 12 Feb
@ 09:30 - 11:30

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Want to make progress with a business challenge or idea? This collaborative and practical session will give you the tools you need to overcome obstacles and achieve your goal.

Ukie Hub Crawl: Raising Your Profile - Brighton

Wednesday 12 Feb
@ 17:45 - 21:00

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The Hub Crawl is back! Come and join fellow games developers and publishers and identify new opportunities and strategies to support the growth of your business.

Brighton Chamber: The ‘There’s more to equality than pay’ Pop-up Breakfast

Thursday 13 Feb
@ 08:00 - 09:45

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The ‘There’s more to equality than pay’ Pop-up Breakfast

GDB: Express Lunch at the Sandman Signature Hotel

Wednesday 19 Feb
@ 12:00 - 14:00

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Constantly finding there's not enough time in the day to network?...

Brighton Chamber: Bite-sized Learning - 6 steps to build your financial confidence

Thursday 20 Feb
@ 09:30 - 11:30

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“Financial stuff is so analytical and confusing. Numbers just aren’t my thing.”

Sound familiar?

A smart financial mindset is essential for the success of any business, no matter your size.

But the truth is, for many, navigating finances and the tax system is far down on the list of boring and time-consuming things to get done. And who can blame you? Dealing with finances can be one of the most stressful parts of running a business, especially when you’re on your own.

Kreston Reeves: London Going for Growth Masterclass

Tuesday 25 Feb
@ 15:30 - 18:00

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People talk about Growth in so many ways but what is Growth truly about? Is it financial, is it people, is it our purpose? How do we drive more sales through the door today, or is real Growth about increasing margins tomorrow?

The Thrive Meetup for Female Founders and Women in Business

Wednesday 26 Feb
@ 18:00 - 20:00

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WHAT IS THE THRIVE MEETUP?

The Thrive Meetup for Female Founders and Women in Business is managed by The Thrive Effect. The Thrive Effect is the leading membership-based business support organisation for female founders and women in business in Sussex.

We host monthly Thrive Meetups in Brighton and Hassocks.

Brighton Chamber: Bite-sized Learning - LinkedIn as a marketing tool

Thursday 27 Feb
@ 09:30 - 11:30

Brighton Chamber: Bite-sized Learning - LinkedIn as a marketing toolCloseBrighton Chamber: Bite-sized Learning - LinkedIn as a marketing tool

What do you use LinkedIn for? Endorsing people for skills they never knew they had? Trying to avoid being hounded by recruiters? If so, you’re missing a brilliant marketing opportunity.

Investment and Tax Seminar

Tuesday 3 Mar
@ 08:00 - 10:00

Investment and Tax SeminarCloseInvestment and Tax Seminar

Mha Carpenter Box

Planning for the future can be a bit overwhelming, especially in the current climate. This seminar will provide an overview of the current financial landscape, explain how recent changes may affect you and help you to make the right financial choices.

Want to talk?

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