Am I eligible as a one man band?

Yes the grant funding does support sole traders.


Does the grant funding support new business?

Each grant is looked at on its own merit, however the business must be registered either as a Sole Trader or with Companies House and must have started trading.


What is the minimum amount I can apply for?

The minimum grant is £1000 (£2000 spend with 50% funding £1000)


Can Business Inspiration support capital expenditure (ie equipment, furniture etc)

No this is a Revenue based fund (ie. Specialist Consultancy, Internship & EXPOs)


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