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Carbon Limiting Technologies

Carbon Limiting Technologies works with early stage companies, corporates, investors, and government organisations to support and grow clean technology businesses in the UK and Internationally. Through practical consultancy, management insight and knowledge of risk capital markets, CLT supports management teams to turn their technologies into profitable businesses, investors evaluate investment opportunities, corporates manage their venture portfolios and public sector bodies to deliver technology and business incubation programmes.

Arts Council

Arts Council champion, develop and invest in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. We invest in art and culture for a lasting return. We’re looking for organisations, artists, events, initiatives and others to apply for our funding and help us achieve our mission of great art and culture for everyone.

Artswork

A registered charity, we are a leading advocate for the importance of arts and cultural practice, we are a catalyst for developing young people’s skills and employability in the creative and cultural industries. We work to connect and collaborate across sectors to improve children and young people’s lives. We also are a source of inspiration and practical support for those engaging with young people, enhancing their expertise and building bridges between cultural and educational organisations to strengthen infrastructure, facilitate partnerships, and sustain access to the arts and culture. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Aspace Arts

‘a space’ arts supports artists and inspires audiences through exhibitions, studio spaces, professional development and by culturally reanimating lost spaces with arts and heritage.

Aspex

Aspex exists to support emerging artists, expose the creative process, and engage new audiences with visual art. We achieve this by delivering an exciting and varied programme of exhibitions, off-site projects and participation events. Our aim is to make the appreciation and creation of art a more inclusive activity. Telephone: 023 9277 8080 Email: info@aspex.org.uk Address: The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3BF

Becoming an Employer

Having employees isn’t just about paying them. It’s also about understanding responsibilities such as statutory payments and sending regular reports and payments to HMRC. Use the online guide on becoming an employer to find out about: taking on staff, running a payroll, sick pay and end-of-year tasks and what to do when an employee leaves. HMRC also has a new series of five short videos to help and support new employers: New employers the basics When and how to pay PAYE Payroll software and sending reports to HMRC How to send your final PAYE submission How to issue P60s

British Chambers of Commerce

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is a dynamic, high-profile and independent business network, with Chambers across the UK.  Local Chambers sit at the heart of the community, working with businesses of all sizes, and representing all sectors. BCC has been growing British business for more than 150 years, providing companies with practical support, useful connections and valuable access to new ideas and innovations. Even though the BCC is not for profit, they are powerfully placed to help those who are.  To find out more about becoming a member, contact your local Chamber.

British Marine Federation

British Marine is the membership organisation for the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry representing businesses involved in: Leisure boats – seagoing and inland, Small commercial workboats up to 24m, Superyachts, Hire fleets and all the equipment and services needed for those craft.

Business Growth Fund (BGF)

BGF helps ambitious companies to think big and succeed. An established, independent company, we have an extraordinary team and £2.5bn to make long-term equity investments in early-stage, established and listed companies. BGF was established to help Britain’s growing smaller and medium sized businesses. Backed by five of the UK’s main banking groups Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS and Standard Chartered BGF.