Euro cash boost for busi­nesses

The Oban Times - - News -

EURO­PEAN fund­ing will ‘sig­nif­i­cantly in­crease’ help avail­able to ac­cel­er­ate the growth of small and medium-sized busi­nesses.

Ar­gyll and Bute coun­cil­lors were told last Thurs­day it was hoped 236 new busi­nesses would be de­vel­oped un­der Busi­ness Gate­way Lo­cal Growth Ac­cel­er­a­tor and that it would sig­nif­i­cantly in­crease the as­sis­tance avail­able to help the growth of small and medium-sized en­ter­prises in the re­gion and con­trib­ute to the Na­tional Busi­ness Gate­way ap­proach to sup­port­ing growth busi­nesses across Scot­land.

The coun­cil is also ap­ply­ing for Euro­pean fund­ing to de­liver other projects, in­clud­ing sup­port and skills for those peo­ple ‘fur­thest re­moved from the labour mar­ket’.

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