Not all businesses are alike. Neither is the support they need.
That’s why we’ve handpicked a wide range of business support programmes, events, articles and practical resources to help you start, sustain and grow your business.
Explore our library of support below and find what you’re looking for.
March 2021 – COVID-19’s Impact on Commercial Spaces: Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates
Expert support on managing your business workspace during COVID-19
The Latest Winning Moves for Financing Your Business
Get answers to your questions on financing your business.
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension
An overview of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.
Make Your Business Investment-Ready
Learn practical steps to get your business investment-ready.
Future Workspace Fund
A loan and grant fund for affordable workspace providers in Lambeth.
Intellectual Property (“IP”) and EU Data
Prepare for changes to IP rules after the transition period.
Trade with the EU
Advice on trading with the EU after the transition period.
Employing EU Citizens in the UK
Advice on employing EU nationals in the UK after the transition period.
The So & So Arts Club
Hear how The So & So Arts Club is pushing through the challenges of COVID-19 with London B...
Reset. Restart: Your Funding Options
The Reset. Restart programme supports businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New business support announced by the Chancellor
We've summarised the newest announcements affecting your business made by the Chancellor t...
The Nail Group
Discover how The Nail Group has used our support services during COVID-19.
Investment for Impact
Funding for organisations delivering social good.
The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme
The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme provides free start-up support to young people.
Southwark Pioneers Fund
Grants for commercial and social enterprises to start-up and grow.
Support for Film and Media
Film London is the strategic agency for film and media in London.
Crowdfunding for Creative Projects
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for new creative projects.
Business Loans from Accredo
Accredo provides business loans of between £25,000 and £1 million.
Investment for Growing Firms
The Angel CoFund is a co-investment fund for UK firms with growth potential.
Angel-led Crowdfunding from Angels Den
Angels Den is an angel-investment platform for SMEs looking for a minimum of £50,000.
Funding for Artists and Cultural Organisations
Arts Council England supports the arts across England.
Funding for Social Enterprises from Big Issue Invest
Finance for social enterprises and profit-with-purpose businesses.
BnkToTheFuture is an investment platform for financial innovation and tech.
Bad Credit Loans from Boost Capital
Boost Capital provides unsecured loans to firms that have a bad credit record.
BFI Film Fund
BFI is a cultural charity to champion and support film, television and moving image.
Charity Bank Loans
Charity Bank provides loans to charitable organisations.
Samuel Wilson’s Loan Trust
Samuel Wilson's Loan Trust provides business loans to people under the age of 40.
Crowdcube is a crowdfunding platform for startup, early and growth-stage businesses.
Finance Kitchen: Funding for the Food and Drink Sector
Finance Kitchen supports food and drink firms to access funding.
Funding for Growing Firms
Funding London channels funds to early-stage high-growth SMEs in London.
Funding Options helps businesses to find finance that meets their needs.
Finance for Charities and Social Enterprises
Good Finance supports social enterprises to navigate the social investment landscape.
Greater London Investment Fund
Debt and equity finance for businesses in London.
Support for Digital Businesses from Blenheim Chalcot
Blenheim Chalcot is a venture builder to support the growth of digital businesses.
Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform to help innovative entrepreneurs raise funds.
Innovate UK Funding
Innovate UK runs funding competitions to help businesses develop innovative ideas.
Invoice Finance Solutions
Link Capital UK provides advice on invoice factoring to help improve cash flow.
Tottenham Opportunity Investment Fund
Loans for startups and existing businesses in or relocating to Tottenham.
Business Loans for Women
Boost Capital provides loans of more than £3,000 to business women.
Mayor of London’s TechInvest
The Mayor of London's TechInvest Programme is an exclusive event series supported by the M...
MedCity champions and supports the growth of the life sciences sector.
Funding for Technology Firms from Pentech Ventures
Pentech provides capital funding to technology and software startups.
RBS Social & Community Capital
Loans for social enterprises that don't qualify for mainstream loans from banks.
Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub
The Enterprise Hub runs programmes to support engineering entrepreneurs.
Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme
Support for social entrepreneurs to start and scale their own venture.
Funding for the Science and Technology Sector
STFC provides services to support scientific research.
Funding for Startups from Seedcamp
Seedcamp backs startups using technology to change how people live.
Equity Crowdfunding from Seedrs
Seedrs is an investment platform for startups that want to access equity crowdfunding.
Funding from the Social Investment Business
Funding and support to help charities and social enterprises scale their impact.
Start Up Loans
A Start Up Loan is a government-backed loan for business purposes.
UK Business Angels Association
Support to help entrepreneurs and businesses access angel investment.
Resources and Support for Social Enterprises
Support and funding to help social entrepreneurs start-up and scale.
Support for Construction Firms to Access Funding
Support for construction firms to understand their finance options.
Uncle John’s Bakery
Discover how Uncle John's Bakery have benefited from London Business Hub support.
Pay It Forward
Free fundraising to help businesses to secure trade during COVID-19.
Government Support for Business
Advice and information about Government support for businesses during COVID-19.
Grants for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus Restrictions
Support for London’s SMEs to find the local grants available to them during COVID-19.
Government Support for the Self-Employed
Advice and information about Government support for the self-employed during COVID-19.
Financial Support from Banks and Lenders
Information about the COVID-19 support available from banks and lenders.
Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Support
Advice about financial support available for businesses during COVID-19.