The Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce website recently focussed on DBS and the online marketing advice they gave to Wright Vigar Chartered Accountants as part of the government's Growth Voucher scheme. This included advice about social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Linked in and Google+. You can read the article, entitled “Scheme Delivers Results”, by clicking here. David Clarke, director of DBS is pictured here with James Sewell of Wright Vigar.
The Growth Vouchers scheme officially ended on 30 June 2015. DBS Internet Marketing were approved advisers and gave strategic advice to many small businesses on how to market, attract and keep customers through online marketing. The Growth Voucher scheme gave 12,000 SMEs in the UK matched funding up to £2k. The Growth Voucher scheme may restart as pressure is being put on the energy sector to fund an advice programme for small firms. Watch this space!
As of June 2014, DBS Internet Marketing became accredited Growth Advisors for the government initiative ‘Growth Vouchers‘. This enables SMEs to access up to £2000 matched grant funding to help their businesses grow and thrive.
In order to be eligible, you need to:
Wanted to let you know about this scheme that some of my clients are taking advantage of… The government’s Growth Vouchers programme is distributing vouchers to around 20,000 small businesses in England, focussing on small businesses. DBS Internet Marketing is an approved Growth Voucher adviser. Businesses looking for advice can apply to the programme online. Businesses will be randomly chosen to get a voucher for up to £2,000 to help pay for business support in one of the specialist areas. You’ll have to match the amount with your own funds. You can work with DBS as we are Growth Voucher advisers. You then pay for the services in full and request 50% back from the government. For example, if you spend £4,000 you will get £2,000 back. The Growth Vouchers programme is available to small businesses in England who have been trading for at least one year, have 49 employees or less and have not sought strategic business advice before in the last three years. Please contact David Clarke of DBS Internet Marketing for more info on 01522 811688 DBS Internet Marketing is an approved Growth Voucher adviser.