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inCharnwood is a brand developed by the Regeneration and Economic Development Team at Charnwood Borough Council. The team works closely with other parts of the Council, businesses and with a wide range of partner organisations to help create a strong economy for the Charnwood area.

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There is lots of information about Charnwood on this website. The information is specifically targeted towards Charnwood businesses and potential investors. If you would like to find out more about doing business in Charnwood, please contact us at the details given at the bottom of this page or complete the enquiries form on the website. We would be pleased to hear from you and be happy to assist.

If you are interested in the economic development priorities for the locality, you can find them in the Charnwood Economic Development Strategy (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)

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Coronavirus business support

Thu 26th March

Coronavirus business support in Charnwood

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RT @bizgateway: The #BounceBackLoanScheme is open for applications. SMEs can apply for a 100% government-guaranteed loan of up to £50k over 6 years. Interest for the first year is paid by the government, then pegged at 2.5% pa. Find out more: ow.ly/J7Zf50zLDN5

RT @CharnwoodBC: We are working with businesses and @lovelboro to prepare safe and welcoming high streets across #Charnwood. Local firms are being offered advice on working safely and @lboromarket is due to resume on May 28 with a limited number of traders. Read more: bit.ly/3gb3KLq

RT @STWLCharity: BOUNCE BACK | With our loans being completely INTEREST-FREE FOREVER and no need to make a single repayment for 3️⃣ YEARS, our #business #loans are unique and available to businesses in #Leicester, #Leicestershire and #Rutland only. Take advantage of them! youtu.be/22NnGvhNc8s

RT @STWLCharity: WATCH | Take a look at our promotional video below to find out more about #STWLC, our interest-free #business and #education #loans, how they work and - most importantly - how you can apply for one! youtu.be/_XERu9Xvlw8 #Leicester #Leicestershire

RT @bizgateway: On Friday we have a webinar featuring prominent businesses from #Leicester and #Leicestershire. Get practical advice about how big business ideas can apply to small businesses with restarting and beginning to trade again @samworthjobs @DunelmUK @pplprs bit.ly/2TlrbrJ

Excellent! Another great example of #innovation #inCharnwood and how @lborouniversity graduates help our local and national community though tough times as well as the good. twitter.com/AnnaJLeather/s…

Delighted to see our colleagues at @CharnwoodBC getting involved in this. If you're a business #inCharnwood wanting to find out about support participate in the webinar! twitter.com/bizgateway/sta…

Excellent. Well done Alcuris. Yet another of our local businesses helping the country and vulnerable people cope with coronvirus pandemic. twitter.com/memo_hub/statu…

If you're a young Charnwood entrepreneur and the current national business support schemes don't work for you, this more local source of Finance might be of interest. twitter.com/STWLCharity/st…