Thank you for registering

Unfortunately, based on your responses in our registration form, it doesn’t look like you’re eligible for support at this time.

As much as we’d love to support all businesses, with only a limited amount of funding available, we can only support those who meet our eligibility criteria.

If you think you’ve made a mistake on your registration from, or believe you may be eligible for support, please contact us so we can review.


If you’d like to find other sources of support for your business, you can also try any of the following:


If you’re in the early stages of starting a business, you might benefit from Outset Online, an interactive online-learning programme created by our sister organisation. Designed by Outset, the award-winning start-up support service that has helped created and grow thousands of new UK businesses, Outset Online includes a range of useful tools, resources and content, including over 140 video tutorials, downloadable guides and templates, interactive quizzes and activities, online financial calculators plus an online business plan builder. For a limited time only, The Outset Foundation is offering all UK the chance to apply for 12-months free access to Outset Online.

For more information and to apply for free access, visit Outset Online >>

  • FUNDING FOR YOUR BUSINESS (businesses from pre-trading to 24 months)

Our sister service, Outset Finance is a national delivery partner of the government’s Start Up Loans scheme and can offer new business owners access to a loan valued up to £25,000 at a competitive, fixed interest rate of 6% p.a. (or 6.2% APR). Start Up Loans are available to businesses in their two years of trading and are specifically designed to support people who have been (or are likely to be) rejected by the bank, so your past financial experiences don’t have to stand in the way of your future potential. In addition, all successful applicants are entitled to 12-months complimentary mentoring support, providing an essential sounding board.

For more information on how to apply, visit Outset Finance >>


The UK Government provides a range of support options for starting and growing your business.

For more information, visit >>


You can also visit your LEP website for more information about local business support options in your area:

Solent LEP >>

South West
Heart of the South West LEP >>

West of England
West of England LEP >>

West Midlands
Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP >>
Black Country LEP >>
Worcestershire LEP >>
Coventry and Warwickshire LEP >>

East of England
Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough LEP >>
Hertfordshire LEP >>
South East LEP >>