Funding for small businesses, social enterprises and self employed

While the government has announced various schemes aimed at helping businesses deal with the impact of COVID-19, other organisations have launched funds to support entrepreneurs, community groups, social enterprises and freelancers. Here are some that we’ve spotted:  

However, if you have not yet found out what Government support is available for your business, you can use their new business support finder by visiting:

Who to contact for business advice

If you need help understanding the schemes put in place to help businesses through the current COVID-19 situation contact Business East Sussex on 01273 335878 or visit

A business advisor will also be able to help you on a one to one basis on a range of matters including business planning, business continuity, leadership and management and funding and finance.