Funding and support to accelerate growth in your business

Depending on where you business is located Marketing Innovation Ltd can help you identify support to help your business take off in 2016 using our expert help and guidance.
Marketing Innovation Ltd  has been involved with grants for marketing consultancy for 30 years and is now recognised by the Business Growth Service and Growth Accelerator scheme for its success with businesses across Leicestershire and the East Midlands.

We offer your business high quality marketing advice and mentoring which can qualify for funding under the schemes below:

Growth Accelerator – Business Growth Service
Get funded support now to help your business achieve its goals by receiving tailored consultancy and expert mentoring if your business is registered in UK with up to 249 employees, having turnover up to £40m, and you meet the EU definition of a SME.
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European Funds via the Local Enterprise Partnership (ESIF)
Funds of £111m are coming to Leicester & Leicestershire to support business growth with timescales of 2015 – 2020. If your business is in any of these priority sectors you will soon be able submit projects for funding:

  • Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing
  • Food & Drink Manufacturing
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Creative Industries
  • Textiles Manufacturing
  • Low Carbon
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Professional & Financial Services

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Broadband Connection Vouchers – Leicester City and adjacent areas
Vouchers worth up to £3K are available if your business is situated in Leicester City and in some adjacent areas, to help you upgrade to better speed broadband.
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Enterprising NW Leicestershire grants
NW Leicestershire District Council offer grants of £5K – £25K for local SME’s to grow and employ local people. Businesses must provide 66% of the costs. The priority investments are for:

  • Innovation
  • Machinery acquisition
  • Building expansions
  • IT and telecommunications
  • Property improvement
  • Infrastructure improvement

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British Gas Energy Efficiency Fund – installation of low energy measures
This fund is for micro-businesses to help them reduce their energy costs by providing free expert advice as well as energy saving measures up to £6K value.
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East Leicestershire LEADER fund – farming and rural businesses
This fund is primarily for businesses in the Melton, Harborough, Charnwood and Blaby areas and aims to improve productivity and exploit diversification opportunities.
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