12 Jan LoCASE – Get a Grant to become a Green Company
LoCASE – Get a Grant to become a Green Company
(LoCASE) Low Carbon Across the South East Grant
The Low Carbon Across the South and East (LoCASE) programme is supported by the European Regional Development Fund to provide a free business support programme in the South and East of UK. The aim is to help your business to become more competitive and profitable while protecting the environment and encouraging low carbon solutions. To do this, LoCASE provides grants for businesses of up to £10,000 as well as training workshops and fully funded events.
In these last few years, innovation and technology have become a bridge that keeps us all connected, operative and competitive. Join the green economy community by being effective and productive away from the office. This will help your business to reduce carbon emission from your office buildings and operations, saving money, time and fuel to travel to work and creating ‘green jobs’ opportunities.
We can help you to design a solution that will keep a secure and reliable access to the right tools, the right information and the right contacts.
Become a Green Company in 4 steps.
Our solution encompass a number of business tools to effectively enable flexible and remote working.
- Virtual Office Software
Our on-demand platform for collaborations, CRM and groupware provides you with an on-the-spot collaboration environment in a virtual setting. E-mail, projects, calendars, document, reports and any other files can be accessed securely and shared in real-time.
- Virtual Private Network
Our Managed VPN service extend your office and productivity to wherever you are and anywhere opportunity takes you. Your entire network is easily accessible to internal and external users, securely connecting the people and resources that make your business go.
Our hosted VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) system enable easier voice communication for remote workers from any locations. It is convenient because it does not require technical experience or expertise. We ensure the system is always in tip-top shape. It is secure. Just like we encrypt remote access to the office files, so we do with VoIP communication. We only select phone’s makes and models capable to encrypt voice traffic.
- Expert Advice
With over two decades of experience on the cutting edge of technology we can devise solutions specific to your situation and business requirements.
Grant Eligibility Criteria
3 key requirements for the growth of a low carbon economy – “Stimulating Demand”, “Supporting Supply” and “Transferring Knowledge”:
- You must be a small or medium enterprise (SME).
- Your organisation must not have received more than approximately £180,000 of state aid in the last three years
- Your organisation must be registered and operating in the LEP areas of SELEP, Coast to Capital, Enterprise M3 and Solent
All eligible small or medium sized businesses in Surrey will be given equal opportunity to apply for a grant or support.