New £1.25 billion coronavirus package to protect firms driving innovation in UK

22nd April 2020

UK businesses driving innovation and development will be helped through the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion government support package.

The targeted and tailored help would ensure firms in some of the most dynamic sectors of the UK economy – ranging from tech to life sciences – are protected through the crisis so they can continue to develop innovative new products and help power UK growth.

The comprehensive package includes a new £500 million loan scheme for high-growth firms, called the Future

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LiveLead Offers free use of their system to help businesses during coronavirus lock down

17th April 2020

Livelead which is based in Barton upon Humber  lists tenders of all types from over 500 different portals as well as details of planning applications from almost every local authority in the UK. It recently secured £250,000 funding from the Northern Powerhouse Investment fund with help from the Humber LEP.details here.

In reaction to its funding it is now offering free use of its Sales Generation System to all UK Businesses to help them fill their pipeline whilst the country

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme update

16th April 2020

There has been an an important change to the scheme relating to employee eligibility:

you can now claim for employees that were employed as of 19 March 2020 and were on your PAYE payroll on or before that date; this means that you will have made an RTI submission notifying HMRC of payment of that employee on or before 19 March 2020 employees that were employed as of 28 February 2020 and on payroll (i.e. notified to HMRC on an RTI submission

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Growth Hub Covid-19 Webinar

15th April 2020

If you missed our first Covid-19 & My Business What Do I need to do webinar then you can now view the slides.

You can see what the following business experts had to say about how to deal with the that impact Covid-19 has on your business. Our speakers were:

Peter Daniel – Blue Senior Orchid Business AdvisorMike Byrne – Blur Orchid Business Advisor and AccountantSteve Page – Director of Page ConsultingKellie Calvert – Director of Humber HR PeopleChris Halliwell – Blue

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Hull businesses urged to take advantage of support during coronavirus

15th April 2020

Three Humber Business Growth Hub schemes are helping firms deal with challenges brought on by Covid-19.

Businesses in Hull and the Humber are being urged to take advantage of support during the coronavirus outbreak.

Three Humber Business Growth Hub schemes are already helping firms deal with challenges brought on by Covid-19.

The ICT for Growth scheme has received more than 250 enquiries since Friday 13 March, the majority of which coming from companies looking for support to enable staff to work from home

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Growth Hub Covid-19 Webinars

6th April 2020

Our forthcoming Covid-19 webinar will now be repeated at the same time every Wednesday for the rest of the month. Each week will see changes, updates and the latest advice discussed, so it will be well worth businesses joining each webinar as the weeks progress, as there will no doubt be something new to learn. We’ve also added Mike Byrne, a Chartered Accountant, to give a flavour of the key financial considering to make in light of Covid-19. It’s a

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Humber Growth Hub Coronavirus Business Support

27th March 2020

At the Growth we have put together information to help businesses with Financial Support for coronavirus. The topics which we cover and signpost you to resources are:1) ICT Grant To Help with Working From Home from the Humber LEP Growth Hub2) Contingency Planning & Crisis Management Advice and Consultancy Grant from the Humber LEP Growth Hub3) Finance for Growth Grant – Supporting access to Financial Advice & Consultancy From the Humber LEP Growth hub4) The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

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Job Vacancy

20th March 2020

The Growth Hub is recruiting! Are you someone who enjoys working with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to support them in their growth? Our delivery partner North Lincolnshire Council are looking for a candidate with experience of assisting business of all sectors and maturity to achieve growth and create new employment opportunities via the provision of 1-2-1 advice, support and guidance. You must be well versed in analysing business plans, identifying barriers to a business’s growth, working with business owners

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Women in Innovation 2020: new funding announced

20th March 2020

Innovate UK has announced a new wave of Women in Innovation Awards to find and support the UK’s most promising female innovators.

Innovate UK has announced a new wave of Women in Innovation Awards to find and support the UK’s most promising female innovators to develop their ideas and scale up their businesses.

Up to 10 women will secure £50,000 each as well as a bespoke programme of coaching, mentoring and innovation growth support. The priority will be engaging women

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Coronavirus Business Impact Survey

16th March 2020

The Growth Hub Would like to know what impact the coronavirus is having on your business. Please complete our survey below and we will pass the impact details on to the Government (BEIS), the Northern Powerhouse (NP11) and other Growth Hubs.

Business DetailsBusiness Name Business Location Business Sector Business Type Sole traderMicro BusinessSMELarge Enterprise QuestionsImpact on your business What impact is the coronavirus having on your business.Business Recovery Do you have any plans to recover your business from the impact

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