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Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the country, Fleet in Hampshire has so much to offer whether you are looking for great independent retailers or high street essentials, somewhere to meet up with friends for a coffee or a great night out.
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Latest News for Fleet in Hampshire
Fleet Business Improvement District has commissioned a survey to get the views of people in Fleet on the trial pedestrianisation and events in Fleet. 80% people said they feel safer now the road is closed. 74% said that pedestrianisation is a positive thing.
Fleet BID has written to Hart District Councillors about the trial pedestrianisation of Fleet Road. Read the letter here.
Enterprise M3 have announced the criteria for the Kickstart Tourism Grant and Restart & Recovery SME Grant funding to help smaller businesses recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant schemes will open on 15th September at midday and are available on a first come first served basis. Businesses with fewer than 250 staff can apply for grants of between £1,000 – £3,000 (up to £5,000 in exceptional circumstances) for specialist advice. What can the grants be used for? The grant is available to help SMEs access one-to-one specialist advice to address their immediate needs. The grant must cover 100% of the cost of the service or product and cannot be used to part-fund expenditure. This could include: Review of the business strategy Strategic review of business models HR, financial and legal advice Coaching and mentoring in leadership and management development / Change management Innovation strategy to adapt and diversify products/services The introduction of new technology Developing or revising marketing/digital strategies to reach new markets Mitigating the impact of social distancing measures Rebuilding a viable business model Developing product offerings Legal and environmental health compliance Skills analysis and development plans Workforce management Employee engagement, welfare and wellbeing Grants may also be used to purchase minor equipment to adapt or adopt new technology in order to continue to deliver business activity or diversify such as IT hardware or software to support home working , online platforms, equipment for secure remote working or cloud based storage. How to apply Full details are on the Enterprise M3 website, including the information you will be required to submit. Find out more here As grants are provided on a first come, first served basis, if you are thinking of applying please do read the application criteria carefully and prepare as much information as you can beforehand.
FindYourFleet is brought to you by the Fleet Business Improvement District, Fleet BID. We are a not for profit organisation led and funded by the business community in Fleet, Hampshire. Fleet BID was established in 2017 representing the business community in central Fleet to deliver events and activities in Fleet, Hampshire to make our town a great place to eat out, shop, work and do business.