Latest News

15 Nov

Government Announces Support for Flood-Hit Farmers

Flood-hit farmers in northern England will be able to apply for up to £25,000 in govt grants to help them get back on their feet. The government has announced they will extend the Farming Recovery Fund to support farmers badly affected by the floods.

14 Nov

Business Brexit Checklist

The Business Brexit Checklist has been created to help you consider the changes that Brexit may bring to your company, and to help business planning at both operational and Board levels.

13 Nov

Invitation to Tender: ScaleUp360 Programme Workshops and Business Advice

A procurement opportunity has arisen for a bank of high growth business support specialists to supply 1-2-1 business advice and workshops to businesses and entrepreneurs in the Sheffield City Region (SCR).

Help Shape the Small Business Commissioner Service

The government is establishing a Small Business Commissioner to help small businesses resolve payment-related issues with larger businesses. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is building a new digital service and they want to speak to small businesses to understand how they resolve payment issues with large businesses.

A small business is defined as any company with 1-50 employees, and they’re looking to speak to people who have had an issue with getting paid on time by a larger business.

If you would be interested in participating in the research to help shape the Small Business Commissioner service, the digital team at BEIS are conducting individual sessions during August and September which will involve a short interview and activity. These will last 1 hour and can be in person or done remotely over video-conference. They will be paying for all travel expenses and give participants a £50 gift voucher for their time.

1:1 feedback sessions

2nd August
16th August
30th August
13th September

If you are interested in taking part please email rsac@x.oeerhdwcm to find out more. If you are not available on those dates there will be other opportunities to be involved, so please send your details and the team will be in touch.