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The Small Business Leadership Programme supports senior leaders to enhance their business’s resilience and recovery from the impact of COVID-19, and develop its potential for future growth and productivity.
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We are pleased to announce further programme dates in March and April. To find a programme in your area, please select the region your business is based in below.
Due to demand, if there are no available dates in your region, please check availability in other regions.
To contact a business school delivering the programme near you, please select the area your business is based in below.
Please note: The final programmes will start in March and April 2021 and remaining places are limited.
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This fully funded programme offers assistance under the European Commission’s De Minimis State Aid regulation. This allows a company to receive up to 200,000 Euros of public aid (or equivalent in pounds) over a rolling three-year period. To confirm that you are able to receive this assistance you must declare the full amount of aid, from any public source, and in any format, you have already received over the last 3 years. You must also declare under which exemption this was awarded.
Please be explicit in your explanation of what the aid you received has been used for.
Please complete the form below to declare the amount of State Aid received by the company/organisation over the last three years:
Assistance received through the Small Business Leadership Programme is governed by State Aid Regulations. An SME is allowed to receive up to €200,000 of public aid over a rolling three-year period. The estimated value of De Minimis aid you will receive through the programme is £5280 or €5769.35 at relevant exchange rate dated 17.08.20. An up to date figure may be supplied to successful applicants after the programme has completed. It is your responsibility to ensure that the value of the aid you receive does not cause you to exceed the State Aid threshold.
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