Free Business Support

We are a team of experienced, accredited advisers with customer-focussed support staff – providing information, advice and guidance to entrepreneurs and businesses at all stages of their development.

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

Business Resilience & Innovation Grants are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied, we’ve received an excellent response. Applicants will be advised of decisions within the next few days.

Connecting you to those who can help

We can take your queries and liaise with relevant sectors such as Public Health Northants, Boroughs & Districts, Forums & Trade Associations, Environmental Health Officers and more, making sure you get the answers you need.

Latest Government Funding  

Check out the latest funding packages from the Government for Businesses and Self Employed.

Re-opening your business safely

Check out the latest Government advice and guidelines for re-opening your business and working safely. 

Going back to work

Use this service to find out if you should go back to work during this phase of coronavirus lockdown, and what you can do if you should not be going into work.

Redundancy: your rights

Redundancy is a form of dismissal from your job. If you’re being made redundant, you might be eligible for certain things. Check out the latest guidance and what your entitled too.

Face Coverings

This page explains what face coverings are, their role in reducing the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19), the settings in which they are recommended, and how they should be safely used and stored. This information is based on current scientific evidence and is subject to change.

Mental wellbeing while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important if you need to stay at home or you are  shielding because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

You may feel bored, frustrated or lonely. You may also be low, worried or anxious, or concerned about your finances, your health or those close to you.

The tips and advice here are things you can do now to help you keep on top of your mental wellbeing and cope with how you may feel if you’re staying at home. Make sure you get further support if you feel you need it.