Coronavirus: Local restrictions

Coronavirus rates in Oldham remain high. Additional restrictions are now in force. Do not socialise with anyone who does not live in your house, avoid using public transport, wear a face covering.

Coronavirus: Information and advice

The information supplied on this form will be used to confirm your eligibility for applying to the Oldham Enterprise Fund for financial assistance to support your new or growing business.

For further detail please refer to the document Oldham Enterprise Trust Oldham Enterprise Fund Terms and Condition.

If you are eligible to receive Oldham Enterprise Funds you will be invited to attend a series of workshops and your form will be passed to a partner business support organisation e.g. The Business Growth Hub, People Plus, Start-up Loan Scheme and Business Finance Solution who will contact you to provide assistance with preparing or refining a Business Plan and Cash-flow Forecast which should then be submitted to accompany your Application Form.

Your completed Application Form, Business Plan and Cash-flow Forecast will be forwarded to the Oldham Enterprise Fund Assessment Panel for consideration. They will also require your latest Credit Report, as well as evidence of your address and identity (guidance will be given as to suitable evidence).

You will be invited to attend a meeting with the Assessment Panel to present your business plans and answer any questions the Assessment Panel may have.

The Assessment Panel’s decision as to whether or not it is able to support your application for financial assistance will be notified as soon as is reasonably practical. The decision of the Assessment Panel is final and no correspondence regarding the decision can be entered into, nor appeals made. If your application is successful you will be contacted for further information.

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