Council reminds local businesses of support available

As the new financial year approaches, the council would like to remind local Denbighshire businesses of the support and advice that is available to them.

Throughout the month of March, the Council will be running its popular ‘March For Business’ campaign, which provides free workshops, networking events and advice sessions for businesses across Denbighshire. The events will be held both in person and online. More information here.

The Commercial Property Development Grant, which has received £290,000 worth of funding from the UK Government Shared Prosperity Fund offers capital investment grants to regenerate commercial properties located in Denbighshire town and city centres. The grant scheme forms part of the wider Town Centre Property Improvement Scheme Project. Grants between £5,000 and £50,000 are available to improve or develop a commercial property.

The Denbighshire Commercial Property Development Grant is open to commercial properties based in one of the 8 principal town and city centres in the county, as below:

  • Corwen
  • Denbigh
  • Llangollen
  • Prestatyn
  • Rhuddlan
  • Rhyl
  • Ruthin
  • St Asaph

The project must fit into a specific criteria. More information can be found here.

Existing micro and small businesses, new business start-ups and social enterprises are eligible to apply for the ‘Prosperous Denbighshire’ grant, provided through Cadwyn Clwyd. This is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund through the ‘supporting local business’ investment priority. The project is aligned to the UKSPF aims to boost productivity, pay, jobs and living standards by growing the private sector, with focus on supporting micro and small enterprises within Denbighshire. More information can be found here.

The Public Protection team at the Council provides free and helpful advice and guidance to make sure that businesses are complying with the laws and regulations that apply. This includes advice on which licences or permits are needed, advice on health and safety, food safety and labelling, trading standards matters within businesses and much more. More information available here.

Councillor Jason McLellan, Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Economic Growth and Tackling Deprivation said:

“The council is here to support the hardworking local high street businesses which are essential to our local economy.

Whether you are a new or existing business, the Council can provide helpful information and useful resources to help, including the upcoming March for Business month.”