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Charnwood is known as a leading centre for innovation. There is a cluster of highly innovative companies and support for innovation is excellent. Whether it be through informal networking organisations or formal ties with Loughborough University, make the most of what is offered and "be at the centre of innovation".

Successful businesses need a good workforce. Charnwood is at the centre of a major labour force catchment area and there are excellent education and skills training providers who work closely with businesses to ensure the workforce of the future is equipped driving future economic growth.

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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…