Neville Bearpark
Consultant

t: +44 (0)191 243 6000
e: nevillebearpark@unw.co.uk
Carole Almond
Senior Manager, Grant Support

t: +44 (0)191 243 6084
e: carolealmond@unw.co.uk
MEET THE TEAM

Grants Advice

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.

On October 18 2019, we are hosting an event focused on employee development. By taking a strategic approach to development, you can boost employee retention, bridge the skills gap, and ensure the sustainable growth of your business. Register here: ow.ly/4Y6E50wbgeX pic.twitter.com/gsU6pgksHK

The Government has announced changes to company car tax rates for fully electric vehicles, which will apply from April 2020. This follows the introduction of new emissions testing protocols in September 2020. Read more about how this might affect you here: ow.ly/6DeA50wbf8U pic.twitter.com/v35qj2L7UD

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