SEMLEP’s Community Grants programme offers Voluntary Community & Social Enterprise organisations funding between £10,000 to £20,000 to deliver local projects that make a difference in the South East Midlands LEP area – as well as Cherwell and Aylesbury Vale Find out more HERE
Operated by Visit England, the ‘We’re Good to Go’ scheme was unveiled last Thursday June 25th and 10,000 applications have been made already, including a successful application by Silverstone Experience on the first day of the scheme’s operation.
Join the Q&A session running this Thursday 2nd July from 1:45pm to 3:30pm HERE
Kettering Borough Council events team are calling out to all Street Entertainers, Musicians, Buskers, Dancers, Acrobats & more to entertain visitors in the newly reopened town centres within the Borough of Kettering! .
Interested? Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
To help local businesses and kickstart the local business economy, the Kettering Business Network will be running a ten week marketing focus to help local businesses “revive and come alive” following the COVID-19 lockdown period. Find out more HERE
Kettering Borough Council have launched its discretionary business grant scheme today, having been allocated around £800k of additional funding by the Government to support small businesses
- Aimed at small businesses
- Significant fall in income because of the Covid-19 crisis
- high ongoing fixed property-related costs below £51,000 annually
Read full guidance https://www.kettering.gov.uk/dgguide Applications open Monday 1st June
Northamptonshire County Council are leading in work to restart the local transport network as the COVID-19 lockdown is eased and the economy is restarted. The Government guidelines continue to encourage residents to remain in their homes and avoid unnecessary travel if possible. However, the amount of travel across the County is expected to increase as lockdown restrictions are eased and many employees return to work.
They want to hear the views of major employers and local businesses.
Deadline for the survey is midnight 28th May to aid to shape early ideas and plans SURVEY
The FSB have teamed up with Mail Metro Media offering small businesses the opportunity of £3m worth of free advertising. Its open to non-members and dealt with on first come first served basis – Find out more HERE
SEMLEP, the regions Growth Hub, have been alerted to a scam where businesses are receiving emails claiming to be from local councils asking for bank details to be verified. Before responding PLEASE check with Kettering Borough Council that your correspondence has come from KBC on 01536 410333
The Department for Education has launched a collection of job-related online courses, teaching numeracy, coding and internet skills with The Open University and Google being among the providers. Find out more HERE