• Finance

    You may want to access funding and financial advice to enhance your business.

You may want to access funding and financial advice to enhance your business.

Whether you are a new or established business, support is available to help your business identify and apply for grants and loans.

Financial Advice

Access to Finance North West

Access to Finance North West provides free investment and brokerage to loan and grant funding solutions.

Support is also available with financial planning such as budgeting, developing a financial strategy and completing financial forecasts.

Better Business Finance

Better Business Finance provides independent information and support to new and established businesses. 

Business Debtline

Business Debtline, which is a national charity, provides free, confidential and independent financial advice.

Research and development tax relief

Gov.uk - Research and development tax relief information - The online manual is designed to give an overview of the relief and to advise, in outline, on important considerations when submitting a claim.

British Business Bank

British Business Bank is a government-owned business development bank who help businesses understand their finance options.

interesting fact

Bury town, Ramsbottom, is one of the best places to live in the North West according to the Sunday Times Best Places to Live list (Sunday Times, 2019).

Funding Sources

Business start-up:

Business growth:

Social Enterprise funding:


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Business Networks

You can access a number of Business Networks across the borough