Textiles Growth Programme available to businesses in the sector

October 29, 2015 1:21 pm

Textiles Growth

If you are a business in the textile sector you will be potentially eligible for a programme focused on creating and safeguarding jobs through a grant funded scheme – supporting capital projects, skills training and research and development in the textile sector.


Who is the service for?

The Textiles Growth Programme is aimed at all businesses within the textiles sector, and covers manufacturers from carpets to clothing, as well as industry suppliers, such as textile machinery manufacturers and designers.


About the service

The programme is focused on creating and safeguarding jobs via a multi-million pound grant funded scheme to support capital projects, skills training and research and development.

The service is delivered by people with extensive experience at all levels within the sector, and who understand the day-to-day pressures of running a business.

Their advisers can help you to put together an eligible project for funding and guide you through the application process. They can also work with you to implement strategies that will allow your business to grow over the short, medium or long-term.

They can also offer additional support in areas such as finance, manufacturing advice and international trade, along with skills and management development.

Some of the areas where support can be provided include:

  • Apparel and footwear manufacture
  • Manufacture of soft furnishings
  • Knitting, weaving and dying
  • Cut, make and trim
  • Carpet manufacture
  • Technical textiles
  • Manufacture of textiles machinery
  • Trading and wholesale

For information regarding the scheme, meeting their team and case studies visit the Business Growth Hub – Textiles Growth.

If you are looking for other potential funding located within the Ashfield and Mansfield area, please visit the Invest Ashfield  & Mansfield grants page.

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