Access to finance and support

Access to finance and support

Find some initial pointers below.   For more signposting and support on financing your business’ growth, consider joining West London Business.   Start-up membership is just £150+VAT per annum.

Advance London

A holistic programme to enable London SMEs to capitalise on the benefits of the circular economy.  Find out more >>

Better Futures

Supporting small businesses in London developing low carbon or clean technology.  Find out more >>

Bridging the Gap

Supporting London-based newly emerging innovate start-ups to launch, scale and grow.  Find out more >>

Co-Innovate Journeys

The project creates new pathways to enable SMEs to build relationships and access user-orientated research and design facilities and expertise from Brunel University London.  Find out more >>

Help to Grow

Learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits with Help to Grow. Two Government – backed programmes are available now.  Find out more >>

Innovate UK EDGE

A programme that supports ambitious, innovative SMEs to accelerate their growth and achieve scale. E-mail Angelina Markousi and find out more >>

London Growth Hub

Developed by the LEAP, London Growth Hub is the gateway to business support in the capital.  Find out more >>

Peer Networks

Peer Networks is designed for business leaders who want to grow and develop their organisation for future success. The programme is available to any SME business that has: Operated for at least one year; At least five employees; A turnover of at least £100,000; and an aspiration to improve.  Find out more >>

R & D Tax Relief and other grants

For support on how to benefit from Research & Development Tax Relief and other grants talk to the team at WLB-member BDO.  Find out more >>

The Business Debtline

Funded by the Department for Innovation & Skills and banks, the Business Debtline provides confidential and independent advice on managing financial difficulties.  Telephone 0800 197 6026 for more information.