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Innovation Loans for SMEs: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of £10 million to work on highly innovative, late-stage projects. Following the success of the Innovation Loans pilot programme throughout 2018, the programme is being extended to the end of 2020 with an additional £25 …

Young inventors urged to develop technology for a changing world – from climate change to healthy ageing

Young entrepreneurs are being challenged to develop the technology of the future – from measuring air pollution to helping everyone stay healthy as they get older. £1 million competition urges entrepreneurs to create apps to seize business opportunities of becoming …

Liam Fox announces export support for UK’s climate resilience sector

The International Trade Secretary unveiled government support for the export of climate resilience infrastructure in a centenary speech at a UK Trade and Export Finance Forum. The speech, covering UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the broader international trade landscape was …

Businesses and consumers to be given increased protections from criminal activity

Major upgrade of Companies House register aimed at tackling misuse and ensuring its accuracy As part of reforms, business owners will benefit from new protections from fraud New package of measures will boost the reputation of the UK’s business environment …

Inspiring Enterprise project awarded £1.4 million extension

A project helping unemployed people to become self-employed has been awarded an additional £1.4 million from the National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund to continue its life-changing work in the Hampshire and Surrey area. The WSX Enterprise–led project, …

Opening of business applications for the new UK Investment Support Directory

UK businesses can now apply to be included on a list of businesses able to support overseas firms to set up or expand in the UK. A refresh of the former UK Advisory Network, the UK Investment Support Directory will …

New Solent region collaboration to host ‘business without borders’ growth event

Solent region businesses will have the chance to learn about new opportunities for UK and global growth and expansion at a new business event on Wednesday 19 June at the Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl, Hedge End. The ‘Winning …

Winning in the Solent Region #WISR2019

Supporting Businesses in 21st Century: Digital Skills and Capability

As business support organisations across Hampshire target resources at helping to improve the digital skills and capability of the small businesses we work with,  what are we doing to harness the latest digital tools and techniques ourselves?   With recent reports …

WSX Enterprise Delivery & Impact 2018

WSX Enterprise is a well-established company, staffed by experienced, inspirational business experts. Whatever stage you’re at in your business, if you receive support, advice and inspiration you’re far more likely to achieve what you’re aiming for. This is the reason …

Funding from EU programmes guaranteed until the end of 2020

UK organisations that secure funding through EU programmes, from now until the end of 2020, will be guaranteed by the UK government even in a no deal scenario. Businesses, universities and local organisations were assured today (24 July 2018) that …