A number of government bodies and agencies provide funding and other supports to businesses, particularly small businesses.
A network of 31 Local Enterprise Offices around the country provide advice, information and support for starting up or growing a business. For more details visit the Local Enterprise Office website here.
SME Support Tool
The SME Support Tool is part of the Governments Supporting SMEs Campaign and has been developed to create an increase in awareness of the range of Government supports for start-ups and SMEs.
By answering 8 simple questions will quickly help businesses discover which supports could potentially fit their business.
The Online SME Support Tool can be accessed here.