News article

Mentoring support for Mid and East Antrim businesses

9 April 2020


Businesses in the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area can apply for the Amplify Programme to help realise their potential

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is supporting existing small and medium-sized businesses through the Amplify Business Escalator Programme

Amplify aims to help businesses navigate through COVID-19 and prepare for the new economic landscape post lockdown to sustain jobs.

The programme can provide one-to-one mentoring support in the following areas and can be tailored to individual needs:  

Finance Support
Detailed business plan and financials to access finance from lenders
Preparing accounts and Financial Projections
Financial management planning

HR Support
Taking staff off Furlough and reviewing contracts of employees
HR policies after COVID-19
Capacity Planning

Diversification
How to generate new revenue streams for your business
New product/service ideas
Market Research

Business Continuity
Supply chain management
Social distancing measures in a return to business post lockdown
Maintaining products and services
Streamlining systems and processes

Strategic Business
Develop your business strategy
Monitoring and review pre and post-Covid 19
Goal Mapping

Eligibility
Eligible businesses must be based in the Mid and East Antrim District Council areas and employ less than 50 people.

Find out more and apply for the Amplify Business Escalator Programme.


First published 9 April 2020