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South Ribble Investment Grants (Commercial Premises)

An investment grant of up to £5,000 is available to assist businesses in South Ribble to make improvements to their commercial premises in town centres and high streets.

Businesses must be making improvements to commercial premises, which are registered for business rates. Improvements could include redecoration, fixtures, fittings, and signage.

For more information, please see:

https://www.businessinsouthribble.com/application/investment-grants-commercial-premises

If you have any queries regarding types of eligible works, please contact us to discuss this before making an application. Email: businessgrants@southribble.gov.uk

All approved works must be completed by 28th February 2025.

South Ribble Skills & Training Grants

A grant of up to £1,250 is available to businesses in South Ribble to upskill or re-skill employees by helping them to gain a vocational qualification or licence.

The grant can assist businesses to train new recruits or to train existing staff to fill skills gaps. This includes staff being trained on a recognised training course (a training course leading to a nationally recognised qualification or certificate from an accredited training organisation or professional body), which is not funded through any other programme such as an apprenticeship. Up to ten people within a business can benefit.

For more information, please see:

https://www.businessinsouthribble.com/application/south-ribble-skills-training-grants

If you have any queries regarding types of eligible training, please contact us to discuss this before making an application. Email: businessgrants@southribble.gov.uk

All approved training must be completed by 28th February 2025.

South Ribble BEE Grant

The BEE scheme offers support to help businesses reduce their energy use, which will reduce business energy costs and reduce the carbon footprint of businesses.

The scheme can help businesses to:

  • Access fully funded energy use audits
  • Access grant funding towards the purchase of equipment to reduce their energy use

Who is eligible

The BEE scheme is open to businesses based and operating in South Ribble.

There are 3 levels of grant available, the award for approved applications will depend on the cost of the equipment specified in the energy audit. Grant categories will be £500 (for expenditure of £500 - £999; £1,000 (for expenditure of £1,001 - £1,999) £2,000 (for expenditure of £2,000 and above) to fund a contribution of up to 100%, of the approved costs up to the maximum grant.

Grants (for approved applications) will only be paid on receipt of a paid invoice and receipt for the approved, eligible equipment.

For more information, please see:

BEE Scheme - Business in South Ribble

If you have any queries regarding the BEE Scheme, please contact us to discuss this before making an application. Email: businessgrants@southribble.gov.uk

All approved applications must be completed by 28th February 2025.

South Ribble Borough Council
Civic Centre, West Paddock
Leyland, Lancashire PR25 1DH
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