UNW’s grant team is well-placed to advise clients how to access government grants and funding, aiding with the preparation of applications and bids, ensuring state aid compliance, while also performing appraisal and financial due diligence services on behalf of awarding bodies.
We have worked with clients ranging from global blue chip companies to local family owned businesses in sectors including automotive, IT, engineering, business support services and manufacturing to access over £200m from the Regional Growth Fund. We have also assisted organisations in obtaining grant funding from sources such as Innovate UK, Social Investment Business, Rural Development Programme for England and the Big Lottery 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