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Covid alert level for Norwich

The government confirmed on 12 October 2020 that Norwich is in Tier 1 (medium) of the new 3-tier system. Let’s all pull together to help prevent the spread of the virus and avoid further restrictions.

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Business support services

The Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) programme provides free support to eligible organisations in Suffolk and Norfolk to help them become more energy efficient. BEE has a limited pot of European funding to support participating businesses to implement the next generation of energy efficiency measures. Register your interest:
01473 350370

Business Library, located within the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library in The Forum. It houses a large collection of business directories, market research reports, periodicals, newspapers, company information, guides to business and company law and more.

Jobcentre Plus helps employers to fill their vacancies.
01603 248700

MENTA provides free, impartial business advice meetings at Norwich Library suitable for both established businesses ambitious to grow and start-ups. Book your place.

Free business skills training for people who want to be their own boss or have a start-up less than 12 months old, are available, regularly at two Norwich locations. For full details the Menta website.

New Anglia Growth Hub
Access free advice and support about any aspect of business growth your business is grappling with. The Growth Hub’s expert team of friendly and experienced advisors are trained to show you where to get the business support you need. All of the Growth Hub’s services are free at the point of delivery.

NWES provides professional advice and training to existing business and individuals wanting to set up in business. It can provide bursaries and loans as well as managed workspace in Norwich and across the county.
01603 628715

Open to Export is the Government supported free, online community for UK companies looking to grow internationally. It brings together experts from across the private sector and government agencies to help small and medium sized UK businesses successfully enter international markets.

The Prince's Trust is a national charity offering practical solutions to help young people to 'get their life working'. The trust offers a variety of programmes to help develop confidence and skills, as well as providing finance and other help to those considering starting a business.
01603 306192

UnLtd provides funding and support to individuals within the Norwich City Council area who wish to become social entrepreneurs and set up a social enterprise.
0207 5661100