Empowering International Trade Business Resilience Covid-19 Recovery
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Empowering International Trade

The RESTART Programme is a package of Business Recovery 1:1 and webinar/workshop support for businesses across the East Midlands, fully-funded by the East Midlands Growth Hubs. This support is open to all businesses across the East Midlands, irrespective of size, that may have had to scale back or cease trading during the COVID-19 crisis and that are now looking to embark on business recovery. Dedicated 1:1 support is focused on:

To book a one-to-one appointment, please click on the link below:

Dedicated 1:1 support sessions

Building Business Resilience

The Building Business Resilience Programme aims to ensure that businesses in the East Midlands are informed and prepared to deal with any challenges that may result from the UK’s departure from the European Union, as well as to help them spot and capitalise upon opportunities that may result. The Programme offers a range of services to businesses:

The Programme is fully-funded at no cost to your business and is available to businesses of all sizes located in:

Businesses can access up to 12 hours support – including any workshops or seminars they attend – to help them prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU and a further 12 hours to develop their resilience and look for opportunities for growth.

To express interest in the RESTART or Building Business Resilience Programmes, please complete the contact form.


Covid-19 Recovery

The Government has announced a series of measures to help businesses cope with the impacts of coronavirus:

To check what support may be available to you, please use this business support finder on the Government business support website: https://www.gov.uk/business-coronavirus-support-finder

Government has also made available guidance to assist employers and businesses in providing advice to staff about how to prevent the spread of viruses and what to do if an employee becomes unwell – click here to view the guidance.

Other useful resources for businesses include:

The Business Resilience Programme has one-to-one remote advice sessions available for businesses located in the D2N2, Greater Lincolnshire and Leicester and Leicestershire LEP areas – to check availability and to book a session, go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/building-business-resilience-in-the-east-midlands-29583932995

Information for businesses about coronavirus is also available on the three partner Growth Hub websites:

Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub
D2N2 Growth Hub
Leicester & Leicestershire Growth Hub