Support and opportunities for businesses in Worcestershire
Worcestershire County Council is ‘Open for Business’ helping companies across the region to access and take advantage of the wide range of fully funded business assistance programmes available. Whether you are looking for support to start a new venture, expand your current business, or develop innovative, new product ideas, our Open for Business programmes are here to help get you started.
Open For Business programmes aim to grow the local economy by providing support to Worcestershire businesses who need advice, consultancy and funding to take their business to the next stage. These programmes are delivered by Worcestershire County Council’s Growth and Investment Team through a network of trusted third-party providers, connecting you with the people who can help you most.
Ever wondered if electric cars would be good for your business?
Need some advice on how to fund your business growth?
Want to cash in on energy-efficiency savings or make sure you’re hitting environmental regulation targets?
What about your Cyber Security – does it need an expert view?
Open For Business programmes
There are three elements to this programme; a core business start-up offer, support for early stage businesses and support for high growth start-ups. This support includes 1-2-1 sessions, workshops and grants.
Free consultancy and grants either for SMEs to install renewable energy systems, or for SMEs (including start-ups) undertaking development of new carbon products/diversifying into the low carbon market.
Brings innovators together, acting as a catalyst to create connections and collaborations across the diverse business landscape of Worcestershire. Believing that great things happen when people get together.
Find out more about Open For Business
Our Open for Business programmes are here to help get you started.
Call our team today on
01905 677 888
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Latest Open For Business Articles
The Be Cyber Secure Grant Fund is a Capital and Revenue based grant scheme which offers grants up to £20,000. The Be Cyber Secure Programme is supported with funding from the European Regional Development Fund, the Worcestershire County Council and the local District...read more
Worcestershire County Council's LEADER programme has awarded Astley Vineyard £50,000 for the construction and equipping of a visitor centre and winery. In July 2017, local family of four, the Haywoods, bought the business and have since worked tirelessly to modernise...read more