GOV.UK Business Growth Vouchers up to £2k

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Growth Vouchers programme

https://www.gov.uk/apply-growth-vouchers

From: Andrew Stephenson
This government programme helps small businesses get expert advice on:
  • finance and cash flow
  • recruiting and developing staff
  • improving leadership and management skills
  • marketing, attracting and keeping customers
  • making the most of digital technology
Some businesses will be randomly chosen to get a voucher for up to £2,000 to help finance specialist business support. You’ll have to match the amount with your own funds.
You’ll be asked to take part in surveys to find out how the programme has helped you.

Eligibility

Your business must:
  • have 49 employees or less (including any employees of companies that own a stake in your business)
  • be registered in England
  • have been trading for at least one year
  • not have paid for business advice in the last 3 years
  • be independent (ie no more than 25% is owned by other businesses or organisations)
You’ll need the following things to complete your application:
  • Companies House registration number or unique tax reference
  • registered business address
  • business turnover details
  • VAT registration number (if you’re registered)
  • PAYE number (if you have one)
  • contact phone number
  • email address
Read the terms and conditions for the Growth Vouchers programme.
  • Available in England only
  • Email address required

Growth Vouchers programme

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/growth-vouchers-programme
Organisation:

Support for small businesses to grow.

The Growth Vouchers research programme will test what works best when giving advice to business – helping small businesses to find strategic advice from private sector suppliers who can help their business to grow.
This joint programme between the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Behavioural Insights Team in Cabinet Office was launched on 27 January 2014 and roll out over the next 15 months.
Growth Vouchers offer expert advice in areas such as:
  • raising finance and managing cash flow
  • recruiting and developing staff
  • improving leadership and management skills
  • marketing
  • attracting and keeping customers
  • making the most of digital technology

Documents

  1. Growth Vouchers programme: definition of business advice areas covered

  1. Growth Vouchers programme: terms and conditions

  1. Growth Vouchers programme: trial protocol

Growth Voucher programme: primary documents

The claim form, the de minimis declaration and the guidance for recruiting and managing consultants.

  1. Growth Vouchers programme: claim form

  2. Growth Vouchers programme: de minimis declaration form

  3. Growth Vouchers programme: a guide to choosing and managing a consultant