Resources

We've carefully selected resources to help you with whatever challenges you may be facing right now in your business, so feel free to browse what's on offer below. If there's any content you'd like to see on here, why not let us know.

17th Dec 2021

Open the door to business growth
Help to grow

Help to Grow is a £520 million scheme to help owners of small and medium-sized business take their business to the next level.

3rd Nov 2021

How the British Library’s Business & IP Centre could help you

We're collaborating with the British Library to make support more widely available for entrepreneurs and business owners, at every stage in the lifecycle of a business.

The women of colour Breakthrough programme – Financial Readiness

We know that women of colour face additional challenges in business, and we're committed to supporting female entrepreneurship by improving women's access to the advice, resources and finance options needed to start and grow a business.

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Open the door to business growth

Open the door to business growth

Help to Grow is a £520 million scheme to help owners of small and medium-sized business take their business to the next level.

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How the British Library’s Business & IP Centre could help you

We're collaborating with the British Library to make support more widely available for entrepreneurs and business owners, at every stage in the lifecycle of a business.

Side Hustle

Side Hustle toolkit

We're keen to support a new generation of business owners who're thinking about kick starting their very own 'side hustle'.

Female Entrepreneurs

Our guide contains top tips from a range of women entrepreneurs designed to inspire you to start a company and become a future business founder.

Small business commisioner

Keep cashflow positive and protected with the Small Business Commissioner

Santander has collaborated with the Office of the Small Business Commissioner to help businesses that may experience late payment of invoices.

Discovering digital

Discovering digital: taking your business online

Thinking of trading online? The current social and economic climate – with much of the world in lockdown and many bricks-and-mortar stores forced to temporarily close their doors – has meant many businesses are now looking to operate online instead.

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Retailer outwears coronavirus with funding and website

Capital Cashmere retails high quality ladies and mens cashmere clothing at county shows, game fairs, high class horse events, such as horse trials and racing. During the winter they hire indoor community spaces where they set up ‘pop-up shops’.

yamas

Yamas feeds the community with open kitchens after funding

Opened in 2007, Yamas is a tapas restaurant in Nottingham. Yamas is run by two brothers and employs ten members of staff. A go to place for customers and businesses for all occasions, they’re hugely popular.

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People power: Ten tips for using social media to grow your business

The lockdown and social distancing policies imposed in the UK over the past few months have led to a surge in online shop, a trend which many people expect to continue even when life returns to normal. This means it is now more important than ever for businesses to ensure their internet activity...