Covid-19 Additional Relief Funding (CARF)
The Government has provided local authorities with additional funding to support businesses who have been (and continue to be) affected by the coronavirus pandemic but have not been eligible for existing business rate support.
This discretionary non-domestic rate relief is known as CARF relief. For further details on CARF please visit our business rates web page.
Support for your business: Information, advice and funding
There are a range of local services available to support eligible businesses. From starting-up to taking a fresh look, finding premises and growing, we can help.
You can find out more about how your business can benefit from free support services by following the links on this page, calling into our drop-in days or contacting us at email@example.com.
Business support drop-in days hosted at Harrogate Co-Lab in 2022, 9am until 5pm
Are you thinking of starting your own business, or perhaps you've been running a business for a while and are planning the next steps? Please call in and chat through your ideas and questions with the business support specialists from Ad-Venture, the growth manager service and Y&NY Growth Hub.
This is a free service from the friendly, local team - here to help answer your business questions and connect you with funding programmes and business resources (depending on eligibility and criteria). The Harrogate Co-Lab workspace is conveniently located at the Harrogate Convention Centre, Entrance 3, Kings Road (opposite Cold Bath Brewing Co.).
Connect over a cuppa, free business support sessions hosted in Harrogate
Led by our growth managers, our connect over cuppa sessions are sparking new ideas and highlighting opportunities for funding support. With a key theme every month and guest experts, each session covers the issues that matter most to businesses. For details and to register for your place please use Eventbrite. Confirmation details will then be sent via email.
20 October 2022
17 November 2022
15 December 2022
Dates for connect over a cuppa in January to March 2023 are to be confirmed. Please check on Eventbrite.
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Find out what makes the Harrogate district the perfect place for business on our inward investment website.