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Invest Hull

Hull plays host to some of the world's top companies across a range of prospering sectors, with renewable energy taking advantage of Hull's position at the heart of the UK's Energy Estuary.

Our Invest Hull team is committed to growing your business. As part of the service, we offer a portfolio of support to companies wanting to grow or establish their business in Hull.

We have an unrivalled knowledge of both key contacts and investment sites, planning processes, grants, and funding, as well as access to the local skills base.

Our dedicated key account managers will guide you through the investment process and provide you with the quickest route to an ultimate return on your investment.

Get In Touch with Invest Hull on 01482 300301

You can find more details of the support measures available to businesses below.


The programme offers support through three distinct schemes:

  • Finance for Growth
  • ICT for Growth
  • Business Growth Scheme

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Employment Hub

The Employment Hub gives guidance to businesses looking to access employment support schemes and can help your business identify suitable vacancies, access funding and support recruitment. They also assist individuals from disadvantaged groups to become work ready and access employment opportunities.

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Vacancy Advertising and Meet the Employer Events

Are you looking to recruit for your business and/or struggling to fill vacancies ? We can help at the Employment Hub by advertising your roles and promoting these to our clients.

Why don’t you book a Meet the Employer event at the Employment Hub?

We can offer you the Employment Hub at no cost to yourself which is based in the Central Library in Hull City Centre. We will organise this for you and source candidates for you according to your job specification. You will be available on the day to speak to candidates about the roles available.

Our services are completely free to all businesses contact us now to find out more information:- Telephone (01482) 616623

Upskilling Support Funding

Upskilling Support is a Hull City Council initiative which aims to help local businesses HU1 to HU9 area use workforce skills interventions to raise their productivity and profitability via a training subsidy. The funding is 50% of the cost of training up to £3,000 exc vat and for over £3,000 we will pay £1,500 (not 50%)

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Hull Business Energy Efficiency Scheme

Helping Hull SMEs to reduce their costs, improve their competitiveness and profit margins whilst also becoming more environmentally friendly. Grant funding of up to £10,000 available.

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Electric Vehicle Chargepoints

Thinking about installing electric vehicle chargepoints for your business? There are grants of up to 75% for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle chargepoint sockets under the Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS

For more details visit Invest Hull

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