Firms to share £1.2m support

90 SMEs in the region are poised to benefit from a new support project that aims to help businesses brave the economic downturn and prepare for recovery.

The £1.2m project, ‘Innovation, Advice and Guidance – Developing SME Expertise’, will put in place a service and public subsidy to give SMEs access to expert advisors to develop new products and services.

Tim Pain, Head of Business, Enterprise and Skills, at One North East, said: “Our aim is to aid business resilience by providing an accessible and affordable resource of highly skilled workers to at least 90 organisations.

3.Nov.09 | Enterprise and Start-up

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