Business funding and support

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We partner with organisations to help with funding and other support for your business.

Cost of living information and support for businesses

The cost of living crisis in not just affecting individuals and households, it’s affecting businesses too. We have pulled together some of the information and support available to businesses including saving energy to save money and support for your staff. Find out more on our Cost of Living for Business pages.

BIPC Southampton

The Business and IP Centre (BIPC) Southampton is part of The British Library Business and IP Centre National Network and provides entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises with free access to databases, market research, Intellectual Property information, networking and business events. 

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Solent Growth Hub

A gateway to information and advice on a range of funding and support options for businesses in the Solent region.

Solent Growth Hub website

Solent Business & Skills Solutions

Free service providing a range of support measures to help businesses across the Southampton and Portsmouth areas to succeed. Find out more about how businesses are supported in this case study.

Solent Business & Skills Solutions

Growing digital with DNASix

Free support to help you grow your business using a range of digital tools and techniques.

DNASix website

Help to Grow

Help to Grow allows access to government-funded expertise to grow your business through management and digital support through the Help to Grow website as well as 'Help to Grow: Management programmes' at University of Southampton and Solent University.

The Rebel Business School

The Rebel Business School: Rebel on Demand will give you the information, inspiration and practical help you need to get your business idea up and running. They’ve collected videos, podcasts, blogs and information from their live events to give you a service you can enjoy free every day at any time.

Rebel on Demand

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