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Boroughwide Business Grant

Oldham Council has pledged £100,000 to help businesses in the borough. We’re offering local firms the chance to apply for funding to help them grow and expand. The funding pot is part of our aim to help our businesses to thrive in uncertain financial times and to ensure one of the town’s biggest assets –...

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Action needed to stop local lockdown

Unfortunately Oldham is at risk of lockdown – and that could hit your business. The number of people testing positive for Coronavirus has risen over the last few weeks. Latest figures, for the week ending 8 August, show there have been 255 new cases in Oldham, which is a rate of 107.5 cases per 100,000...

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Double Your donation Challenge

Have you heard about the Mahdlo Chairman’s Double Your donation Challenge?? You can read a bit more about the campaign by clicking here. https://www.mahdloyz.org/mahdlo-chairman-announces-double-your-donation-challenge/

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Amazon, Enterprise Nation are running free bootcamps

Looking to take your business online? In partnership with Amazon, Enterprise Nation  are running free bootcamps to help businesses turbocharge their sales and you're invited to apply! Choose your sector   Beauty & Wellbeing 3 - 7 August Apply now Food & Drink 24 - 28 August Apply now Service based businesses 7 - 11 September Apply now Home, leisure, gadgets &...

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Funding competition The Sustainable Innovation Fund

Funding competition The Sustainable Innovation Fund: SBRI phase 1 Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million, including VAT, to help UK businesses and the public sector recover from COVID-19 in a sustainable manner. Competition opens: Monday 29 June 2020 Competition closes: Wednesday 5 August 2020 11:00am Details are here https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/654/overview#summary

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Make UK Manufacturing Awards

If you are proud of your business, please check out the Make UK manufacturing awards Its really important this year to get good news out there and build confidence for the future, also demonstrating the role that our sector is and will play in the future economic recovery,  and if you win, reap the business…

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The Young Innovators Awards are now open!

Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality. The Award includes a £5,000 grant, tailored business support and a living allowance. Innovate UK is working in partnership with The Prince’s Trust to find young people from across the UK with great business ideas. Read more >

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Coronavirus: Help and support for businesses

This post has been UPDATED 17th April 2020 with new information below: An offer from GM Chamber of Commerce The Coronavirus has disrupted the lives, businesses and the economy of Greater Manchester, and we still can’t be sure of what’s to come.   What we are sure of is, how important at a time like this...

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Chancellor to unveil aid for self-employed

Later today the Chancellor will unveil financial aid for self-employed https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52044542

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Coronavirus Business Support – Update from Oldham Council

Update from Oldham Council as at 19/3/20 Please see below for information regarding the current support for business. Please note this is updated regularly as the situation changes and for the latest information, please visit the gov.uk website COVID-19: support for businesses . The details around the grants aren’t available yet but we are expecting guidance...

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