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Grow your Workspace - Grants and Planning Workshop

Rural Enterprise Programme

Thursday, 27 July 2017 from 14:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Do you want funding to extend or improve your existing business premises, or increase energy efficiency? Are you confused by the planning process? 

If so, then come along to our Grants and Planning workshop

The workshop will include talks from some of the European Union funded grant programmes open to small and medium sized enterprises, that are run by Staffordshire County Council. 

Grants are available for (non-speculative) manufacturing, creative industries or service businesses and office premises. Please note: grants are not available for retail, agriculture, tourism or residential end uses. 

There will also be a presentation from Cannock Chase District Council’s Planning department on the planning process. 

Programme for the day:

2.00 - Introduction

2.05 - Hilary Foxley  -  Rural Enterprise Programme - 'Grow your Workspace' – grants from £10,000 to £65,000 to help fund the extension of your existing business premises, or construction of new premises. 

2.30 - Nicola Kent from Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Growth Hub – ‘What is it and what can it do for your business?’

2.45 - Diane Roberts from LCBEP – (Low Carbon Business Evolution Programme) - will talk about how they can help businesses across Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) increase their energy efficiency.

3.00 - Coffee Break

3.15 - Richard Sunter, Development Control Manager from Cannock Chase District Council will give an introductory talk about the planning process, along with guidance on writing and submitting a planning application. 

3.45 - Q & A

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Do you have questions about Grow your Workspace - Grants and Planning Workshop? Contact Rural Enterprise Programme

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The Aquarius
Ballroom and Function Suite
Victoria Shopping Park
WS12 1BT Hednesford
United Kingdom

Thursday, 27 July 2017 from 14:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Rural Enterprise Programme

The Rural Enterprise Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £65,000 to sympathetically convert under-utilised buildings or construct new workspaces, to help businesses increase productivity and create jobs. The Programme operates across both urban and rural areas of Staffordshire and some rural areas of Stoke on Trent.

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