High street bank Lloyds has launched a £100m SME infrastructure fund linked to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset.
Two thirds of those earning low pay across the UK are women, as they primarily work in low paying occupations and sectors, and make up 77.5 per cent of part-time employees. The UKCES competitive fund hopes to solve the problem.
A new fund was launched by the North Dorset District Council to help small businesses yesterday.
£2m in social investments from Nesta Impact Investments to tackle major challenges facing the UK including; elderly care, education and financial exclusion.
Encouraging SMEs in the UK Midlands to grow and connect across the globe, the Global Initiative awards international thinking with a total £60m worth of funding.