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Financial advice

All businesses new and established are likely to need funding and investment to start, develop or grow. We are committed to supporting our businesses from all sectors and can help you identity any available sources of funding and signpost you to the best schemes that could help you.
Cost of living support – we know that many businesses are currently operating in difficult and challenging times, but there is a range of support and information available for you to access. We have listed the latest information and support available on our page here.

If you would like to talk to us more just contact the team direct via email or call 0161 342 3111.
Energy Bill Relief Scheme
A 6-month scheme for businesses and other non-domestic energy users (including charities and public sector organisations like schools) is being offered by the Government. After the initial 6-month scheme, the government will provide ongoing focused support for vulnerable industries. While the majority of UK non-domestic customers are on fixed price energy deals, some are not.
Find out more Energy bills support factsheet - GOV.UK (

Finance support
There are lots of organisations at a local, regional and national level that can help you with financial advice and support and have initiatives for business grants and business loans.

These include;
The Growth Company Business Finance Team - offer a range of support to help start, grow and thrive, 

The Business and support finder - has information on the latest business finance including government grants and publicly backed loans. Check out

#HereForBusiness programme - the Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub are offering  support for Greater Manchester businesses to navigate these uncertain times and provide specialist support and referral opportunities to programmes that could provide further support. 
Green Economy – is a Growth Hub initiative aimed at boosting the uptake of green technologies in businesses with a marketplace including an online directory where businesses can search for suppliers. 

Redundancy Support 

Tameside Council’s Redundancy Support page has been created to enable individuals and employers to easily access support, training and guidance. If you are an employer who needs to make redundancies or an individual who is at risk or has been made redundant then help and support is available to help you through this challenging time.