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The Innovation Hub

All public funding and support for innovation in one place, summarised and easy to find, to save you time and effort.

Jobcentre Plus help for recruiters

Contact the Employer Services Line to get practical support and advice about recruitment.

Set up a business

What you need to do to set up depends on your type of business, where you work and whether you take people on to help.

Finance and support for your business

Find government-backed support and finance for business.

Apply for innovation funding

If you’re a UK-based business or research organisation, you may be able to compete for government-backed funding.

Intellectual property

Intellectual property: an overview, Trade marks, Patents, Copyright, Designs, Law and practice.

Intellectual property and your work

Having the right type of intellectual property protection helps you to stop people stealing or copying...

Write a business plan

Download free business plan templates and find help and advice on how to write your business plan.