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Kick Start Plus - Businesses trading from 6months up to 3 years

Kick Start Plus

Kick Start Plus is a joint initiative funded by UK Steel Enterprise and administered by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council. The grant is aimed at supporting new businesses from 6 months up to 3 years old, to help them develop and expand. 


Businesses must be based in Blaenau Gwent in order to be eligible.
The business should be operating for more than 30 hours per week.
The grant is discretionary and may provide up to 50% of eligible expenditure.
Maximum of £2,500 of support. 

Eligible expenditure includes ICT, Marketing, Website Development, Training and Accreditation costs. Other costs may be considered if ways of adding value to the business can be demonstrated.

For full details on the scheme, click on the Guidance Notes link opposite.

To register your interest, complete the Expression of Interest form via the link opposite.


Blaenau Gwent; home of the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone