With a long history as a partner in managing funds and helping businesses grow, UNW is well placed to offer support in managing grant schemes.
Preparation of paperwork including state aid compliant guidelines, application forms and scoring and appraisal templates is just one aspect of our support. We also provide technical state aid advice, appraisal and claims services, with our team including staff from central government and regional developmental backgrounds.
In partnership with BE Group, we managed the £60m Let’s Grow grant scheme in the North East and are currently working with them on the Tees Valley Business Support Scheme. Collaborating with the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise, our team managed the £4m Cumbria Growth Fund.
As the general election in December approaches, the Charity Commission has recently published guidance for charities. This has been issued
The previously announced proposals to extend the eligibility to join a VAT group to non-corporate entities will come into effect
UNW’s Corporate Finance team and Who Can Fix My Car, a leading website that connects drivers with car repair services local to them, recently hosted a round-table lunch in Newcastle upon Tyne. The forum was held to explore how data can be used more effectively to increase sales and efficiency by encouraging attendees to share ideas. It also allowed them to investigate ways in which they could collaborate with one another in the future.
In this edition, we are focusing on looking forwards – firstly with a reminder on the responsibilities of a charity