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recover, evolve, grow programme - south gloucestershire

Up to 12 hours of free one-to-one expert business advice.
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Recover, Evolve & Grow – is a new intensive business support programme from South Gloucestershire council, created to help small businesses recover more quickly from the impact of Covid.

This amazing initiative brings together unparalleled levels of fully funded, practical support for eligible local businesses, allowing them to access up to 12 hours of one-to-one business expertise, all closely tailored to their needs.

We know how busy small businesses owners are, and that it’s not always easy to quickly adapt to changes in the economic landscape or customer behaviour. Consequently, the pandemic has left a lot of small and micro businesses vulnerable.

The support of our network of specialist consultants will help the most affected businesses to:

    • Bridge skill gaps
    • Level up marketing efforts
    • Find and maximise new and existing sales channels
    • Capitalise on emerging opportunities. 

Would your business benefit from the helping hand of our experts to make it more resilient? Don’t delay: apply now for this time limited programme.

If your business is based in South Gloucestershire and has been impacted by Covid, apply today to see if you qualify.

Eligible businesses will receive:

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Up to 12 hours of fully tailored, practical one-to-one support (including hands on help, coaching, mentoring, advice etc).

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Access to a team of consultants to help you overcome specific challenges.

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Websites, social media, marketing strategy, planning for growth or funding, financial health, wellbeing and HR:- we have experts on hand.

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Further access to a range of free webinars to help you enhance your, or your employees, business skills. View the webinars on the programme here.

Is my business eligible?

The programme is open to South Gloucestershire businesses that have been impacted by Covid-19.
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Small / micro trading businesses (active in buying / selling goods or services) e.g registered sole traders, partnerships and limited companies with fewer than 49 employees and a turnover >£10,000.

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Charities and community organisations.

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Start-up businesses (e.g. < 12 months old) that started up during the pandemic, with trading impacted by Covid-19. 

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Priority will be given to businesses from the most affected industries like hospitality, leisure & fitness, cultural, retail and social care.

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The support you require needs to be defined and deliverable within the hours we can allocate you.

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You will need to commit to a support plan by the 31st of August 2022.

Applying is easy

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To apply, complete and submit the Programme Application Form. Please answer all of the questions and provide as much information as possible to support your case.

We will get back to you within 2 business days to let you know if you application has been successful.

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Your organisation will also need to be enrolled for the South Gloucestershire Business Support Service. You can find out more about this fully funded programme and register here.

About the funding of this programme:

The Recover, Evolve & Grow programme is funded by South Gloucestershire council and is delivered by us, Cool Ventures. This is a time-limited programme which will end on 31st of August 2022.

Due to limited spaces and funding, we will invite eligible applications to an initial ‘triage’ call during which we will define your support needs. Only the most affected eligible businesses will be selected. If your application does not qualify for support through this programme, we will offer you support through the South Gloucestershire Business Support Service.

If you would like to find out more about the triage process, please give us a call on 08000 418293 or drop us an email info@coolventures.co.uk.

 

The Recover, Evolve & Grow programme is funded by South Gloucestershire council and is delivered by us, Cool Ventures. This is a time-limited programme which will end on 31st of August 2022.

Due to limited spaces and funding, we will invite eligible applications to an initial ‘triage’ call during which we will define your support needs. Only the most affected eligible businesses will be selected. If your application does not qualify for support through this programme, we will offer you support through the South Gloucestershire Business Support Service.

If you would like to find out more about the triage process, please give us a call on 08000 418293 or drop us an email info@coolventures.co.uk.

 

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Why not get in touch with Cool Ventures, to find out how we can help and whether your business qualifies for this free support?

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Why not get in touch to see how we can help your business to flourish and grow.

Customer Services
Tel: 08000418293
email: info@coolventures.co.uk

Registered address: Brick House, 21 Horse Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol BS37 6DA

Company registration number: 07713005

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