Tameside Business Grant


Business Grant

Are you a local business?
Then you may be interested in the Business Grant. The scheme not only provides help to a local unemployed young person, but to your business too.

To be eligible you must meet criteria A, OR B and also a further two criteria from those listed below.

  • A. Create jobs and meet living wage requirements


  • B. Creating apprenticeship as an accredited scheme and meet appropriate national minimum wage for apprenticeships


  • Offer access to training and development
  • Support local suppliers
  • Offer work experience
  • Create voluntary roles
  • Support individuals in the Working Well programme, where possible
  • Support local people into work through Tameside’s job pledges

What’s in it for your business?

If you sign up to support this job pledge, you may be able to access a grant of up to £1,500, plus our support benefits, such as;

  • Recruitment Support Network
  • An enhanced local profile and reputation
  • New talent into your business
  • We can highlight partners initiatives that you may not be aware of
  • Access to invitation only events with local contractors including Carillion and the Council themselves.
  • The chance to make a real impact for people in the local community
  • Improved skills and experience of employees through volunteering and mentoring opportunities

This scheme is live now and will be available until 31st December 2018, or until funds are exhausted.

If you have already registered your interest, please complete the application form below:

Business Grant Application Form

For more information about the grant, please see the terms and conditions

If you would like to speak to a member of the Employment and Skills Team please contact us using the details below;

Email : employmentandskills@tameside.gov.uk

Tel : 0161 342 3111 or 0161 342 5009


Tameside 4 Business Funding Portal

Do you need extra funding?

Are you a new business starting out in Tameside? Or are you wanting to develop an existing business?
Why not use the Tameside 4 Business Funding Portal? It’s quick, easy and even better it’s free.


Inward Investment

Is your business thinking about moving to Tameside?
Then you may be interested in the Inward Investment Grant Scheme. This scheme aims to reward or incentivise businesses choosing to locate in Tameside.

To be eligible you must:

  • Locate to Tameside and lease/purchase a long term vacant business premise.
  • Create over 50 jobs, which will last for a minimum of 12 months.
  • Remain located in the Borough for a minimum of 3 years.

Applications will be considered upon receipt, however the grant has a finite budget.

To register your interest, please contact the Employment and Skills team using the details below.
Email: employmentandskills@tameside.gov.uk
Tel: 0161 342 3118