Support for Business
As a future focused location, there is a variety of support available in Corby if you are looking to locate or grow your business. At Electric Corby we managed a Corby focused business support programme called Growing Corby, which was funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has supported more than 300 businesses and individuals BUT has unfortunately now come to an end. To find out more about other business support available click here.
Here we have highlighted just some of the support that you and your business might benefit from. Do call us and we’d be happy to help or put you in contact with partner agencies ready to support you.
Funding & Finance
As a location for business we are always working on new funding initiatives. You can follow the links below or call us to find out what you may be eligible for or what other assistance there might be to match your particular plans. We also compile the latest funding initiatives for cleantech businesses available from government or a range of UK and European agencies.
Growing Corby Grant – NOW ENDED (sorry)
Grants for businesses in Corby of up to £2,500 to help promote business growth and job creation. Growing Corby also offers businesses in Corby free market research, free intern support, innovation coaching and social enterprise support. Visit growingcorby.co.uk for more information.
£20,000 to move your business to Corby, Northamptonshire*
up to £1,000 to help your start your business in Corby
CleanTech and High Performance Technology Investment
Up to £100,000 for capital investment, £50,000 for product development and £2,000 for new market support
Up to £20,000 for SME’s committed to innovation and job creation
A Soft Landing
Rent-free periods in the Corby Enterprise Centre to provide your business with a soft landing in the area or a first step from the garage or garden shed
Growing Corby Relocation Grant
For businesses looking to move to Corby, Growing Corby offers a grant of £2,500 to help with some of the moving costs. Visit growingcorby.co.uk/relocation for more information.
Recruiting new staff and finding appropriate training programmes can be costly and time consuming. Fortunately, there is plenty of support available including a Northamptonshire-wide initiative called Jobs Broker provided by Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership.
GrowthAccelerator is a unique service led by some of the country’s most successful growth specialists where you’ll find new connections, new routes to investment and the new ideas and strategy you’ll need for your business to achieve its full potential. For more information go to the GrowthAccelerator website
*provided you’re not already located elsewhere in Northamptonshire