Watch this week's episode of Franchise Update to find out about innovative and enterprise awards as well as business funding available to you today.
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The 2009 winners of The Queen’s Enterprise Awards have been announced and Franchise Direct is delighted to announce the success of one of the franchise opportunities featured on our site - EnviroVent. EnviroVent won an award for Innovation for their filterless energy saving extractor fan. Well done EnviroVent!
Government representatives are encouraging small business owners to avail of business funding schemes in order to keep their businesses going throught the recession. At a seminar in Swindon, Business Minister Pat McFadden said that the Government is increasing the lending available from the banks and easing cash flow pressures by allowing businesses to delay payment of taxes and business rates. Visit the Business Link website for more details.