P216 CEEFAX 2 216 Sat 13 Jun 21:16/26       TAKING A LOOK AT EU GRANTS AND LOANS Source: TAff Associates Consumer power in the finance industry has not yet reached the levels seen in other sectors, yet more knowledgeable and sophisticated financial management will benefit all companies. The sjries is intended to inform the directors of small and medium businesses about some of the different types of finance available. This week we look at EU grants and loans. For more information, consult your professional adviser or contact 0161 485 3726. 1/4 Weekend sport 300 Weather 400 Savings 250 Front Page 100 Next News ShawShare YourMoney Main Menu
P216 CEEFAX 2 216 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/11       TAKING A LOOK AT EU GRANTS AND LOANS Source: TAff Associates European funding operates on a calendar year basis. The full programmes run for fivj years. But the funds in them are allocated year by year and havj to be spent between the 1st of January and the 31st December of that year. The idea behind these funds is the need to develop the skills, infrastructure and research bases of the EU. There are four types of programme. 2/4 Weekend sport 300 Weather 400 Savings 250 Front Page 100 Next News ShawShare YourMoney Main Menu
P216 CEEFAX 2 216 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/55       TAKING A LOOK AT EU GRANTS AND LOANS Source: TAff Associates 1. The four Structural Funds are intended to aid under-developed regions and sectors of the economy in difficulty. 2. The Community Initiativjs assist areas affected by the decline of industries eg steel or coal, fishing or textiles. 3. Projects intended to support business and industry, research and technology development, or education and training. 3/4 Weekend sport 300 Weather 400 Savings 250 Front Page 100 Next News ShawShare YourMoney Main Menu
P216 CEEFAX 2 216 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/25       TAKING A LOOK AT EU GRANTS AND LOANS Source: TAff Associates 4. Programmes to develop co-operation between business or organisations from different EU countries. 4/4 Weekend sport 300 Weather 400 Savings 250 Front Page 100 Next News ShawShare YourMoney Main Menu